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  • Energy awareness made child’s play for most ages
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Energy awareness made child’s play for most ages

    The Energy Awareness Game© is a fun, entertaining and educational board game. The game uses home ownership as a basis for learning the fundamentals of energy saving and teaches anyone, above the age of 6, energy awareness. Concepts such as… more...
    Editor 46
  • CeMAT RUSSIA: E-commerce strengthens intralogistics
    Jun 23, 2016 Events

    CeMAT RUSSIA: E-commerce strengthens…

    Hannover/Moscow. From 20 to 22 September at CeMAT RUSSIA in Moscow, approximately 150 exhibitors present their products and solutions for integrated and efficient control of the logistics process. “The past year saw Russia’s GDP bottom out, but now… more...
    Editor 56
  • Beating Fuel Increases with Globaltrack Fuel Management Solution
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Beating Fuel Increases with Globaltrack Fuel…

    South Africa has seen increased and frequent fuel increases in 2016 and this has affected consumers and transporters alike. With transporters experiencing fuel increases, the consumers are hit even harder when these costs are transferred to the… more...
    Editor 46
  • Konecranes introduces the BOXPORTER RMG
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Konecranes introduces the BOXPORTER RMG

    On the 14th of June at the TOC Europe exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, Konecranes introduced a new Rail Mounted Gantry crane (RMG) to the world: the BOXPORTER. This new crane offers the clearest view in intermodal container handling with its “smarter… more...
    Editor 46
  • Bidvest McCarthy invests in Isuzu Trucks
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Bidvest McCarthy invests in Isuzu Trucks

    Two companies with a 100-year history meet on the stage of a brand-new, Pretoria-based Isuzu Trucks franchise. Bidvest McCarthy has now invested in an Isuzu Trucks dealership strategically sited just off the N4 at Gateway Industrial Park in Pretoria… more...
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  • Omron launches new integrated solutions of industrial robots in SA
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Omron launches new integrated solutions of…

    South Africa is one of 39 countries globally to benefit from Omron’s worldwide launch of 49 new best-in-class robots in April 2016. The robots are integrated with Omron’s family of sensors, safety components and award-winning NX/NJ series machine… more...
    Editor 54
  • Klaus Kreipe, new head of Truck Tires Original Equipment worldwide at Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires.
    Jun 23, 2016 Press Releases

    New Head of Business Field Original Equipment…

    Klaus Kreipe has been in charge of the global original equipment business for truck tires since the start of May Hanover, June 2016. Since the start of May, the leading technology company Continental has a new head of the business field Original… more...
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  • StratoPOD – a new mobile business application debuted at SAPICS 2016
    Jun 21, 2016 Press Releases

    StratoPOD – a new mobile business application…

    Attendees of the annual SAPICS conference, which took place at Sun City from 12 – 14 June 2016, benefitted from the debut launch of Strato IT Group’s innovative digital proof of delivery business application, StratoPOD. This cost effective mobile… more...
    Editor 48
  • New production manager at Serco in Cape Town
    Jun 21, 2016 Press Releases

    New production manager at Serco in Cape Town

    Arnold Loois (45) has joined Serco in the position of production manager at the truck and trailer body building company’s Cape Town branch. Arnold, who grew up in Kroonstad in the Free State, attended the Marais Viljoen Technical High School in… more...
    Editor 58
  • ‘Great start’ for Africa's biggest shows
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    ‘Great start’ for Africa's biggest shows

    “We’ve seen a high level of senior international buyers visiting and reports are already coming from exhibitors who have secured orders and contracts” Business leaders from across Southern Africa converged on Johannesburg yesterday as two of… more...
    Editor 48
  • Poland boosts links with South Africa ‘one of our most important trade partners’
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    Poland boosts links with South Africa ‘one of our…

    Deputy Minister of Agriculture leads delegation to food and drink expo in Johannesburg at start week of negotiations with South Africa’s agriculture leaders South Africa is one of Poland’s key trade partners with the agricultural sector alone worth… more...
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  • Zimbabwe participating at Africa’s Big Seven
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    Zimbabwe participating at Africa’s Big Seven

    Zimbabwe’s national development and promotion organisation, ZimTrade, has facilitated the participation of Zimbabwean companies in this year’s Africa’s Big Seven (AB7), an annual specialised food value chain exhibition that will be held from 19-21… more...
    Editor 51
  • SAITEX and City of Joburg Business Breakfast 2016
    Jun 21, 2016 Events

    SAITEX and City of Joburg Business Breakfast 2016

    Business owners, ambassadors and top government officials convene in Midrand for breakfast SAITEX 2016 welcomed more than 300 visitors for the Progressive Business Forum breakfast, which marked the start of this year’s trade show and conference in… more...
    Editor 46
  • Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North…

    Daimler Trucks North America To Exhibit at North American Commercial Vehicle Show 2017 in Atlanta; Joins Exhibitor Advisory Committee CHICAGO — The North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) today announced that Daimler Trucks North America… more...
    Editor 56
  • Next week’s Manufacturing Indaba to host minister, vips and international manufacturing experts
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Next week’s Manufacturing Indaba to host…

    Manufacturing stakeholders are keen to keep the momentum going in their manufacturing operations, which make up South Africa’s fourth-biggest economic sector. Manufacturing saw a recent recovery despite weak demand. Manufacturing business confidence… more...
    Editor 79
  • Africa’s biggest food & beverage expo opens its doors to the world
    Jun 20, 2016 Events

    Africa’s biggest food & beverage expo opens its…

    Africa’s Big 7 2016 and the three-day Food Forum conference at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand runs from Sunday June 19 until Tuesday June 21 More than 300 exhibitors will be joined (June 19) at South Africa’s Gallagher Convention Centre… more...
    Editor 54
  • Hydraulic cylinders for trucks
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Hydraulic cylinders for trucks

    The brand DT Spare Parts offers a complete range with more than 30 000 different spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard hydraulic cylinders. DT brand hydraulic cylinders consist of a tube with precisely toleranced… more...
    Editor 57
  • Wolfgang Pech, senior vice president at Deutsche Messe AG, and Cavas Dumasia, joint secretary of the Society of Indian Materials Handling Equipment Manufacturers, arrange a close cooperation for CeMAT INDIA
    Jun 17, 2016 Events

    CeMAT INDIA and SIMHEM partner to promote India’s…

    Hannover/New Delhi. Hannover Milano Fairs India Pvt Ltd announced that the Society of Indian Materials Handling Equipment Manufacturers (SIMHEM) will co-organize CeMAT INDIA 2016, India’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain… more...
    Editor 132
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Transnet partnership achieves record exports at East London port
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and Transnet…

    East London - Recent reports have confirmed that in April 2016 Transnet and Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) recorded the highest units being handled in East London with over 10 000 new vehicles exported. This remarkable milestone not only bodes… more...
    Editor 83
  • Zero Waste to Landfill for GMSA's Parts Distribution Centre
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Zero Waste to Landfill for GMSA's Parts…

    PORT ELIZABETH - General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) Parts Distribution Centre (PDC), situated in the Coega Industrial Development Zone near Port Elizabeth, has recently been declared landfill free. The 37 000 square metre world class warehouse is… more...
    Editor 93
  • Continental Presents its Product Portfolio For The Mining Industry at Electra Mining Africa 2016
    Jun 17, 2016 Events

    Continental Presents its Product Portfolio For…

    ContiTech will exhibit at stand F26 in hall 6 Mining industry expert will showcase a range of traditional and specialty conveyor belts, fluid hose and power transmission products Continental's specialty tires for the mining industry will be… more...
    Editor 79
  • Serco supplies 22 lightweight bodies for e-commerce retailer
    Jun 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco supplies 22 lightweight bodies for…

    Serco worked closely with Takealot.com - one of South Africa’s largest e-commerce retailers - in that company’s move to own and operate its own fleet of dry body vehicles. Takealot.com has large warehouses in Johannesburg and Cape Town from where… more...
    Editor 66
  • KPMG: Sugar tax: effective nudge or blunt tool?
    Jun 15, 2016 Press Releases

    KPMG: Sugar tax: effective nudge or blunt tool?

    The detrimental effects of high sugar consumption are being examined worldwide and policy makers are left wondering how to ease the resulting burden on public health systems. South Africa is no exception to this. Between 2003 and 2012, obesity rates… more...
    Editor 82
  • The future of recycling isn’t what you think
    Jun 15, 2016 Press Releases

    The future of recycling isn’t what you think

    The difference between a circular economy and a recycling economy, and why we should care Our dominant linear ‘take-make-consume-dispose’ economy is unsustainable. Dwindling natural resources and growing demand are inescapable: it is only a matter… more...
    Editor 76
  • Manufacturing Indaba two weeks away
    Jun 15, 2016 Events

    Manufacturing Indaba two weeks away

    “Can we stop Africa de-industrialising?” This is the big question on the minds of African governments and macro-economists seeking to stimulate growth and hoping for a new wave of industrialisation through regional integration, roll out of… more...
    Editor 77
  • Going to the heart of the heavy duty vehicle
    Jun 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Going to the heart of the heavy duty vehicle

    One of the biggest challenges for any truck or fleet owner is limiting the downtime of their vehicles. A common reason for trucks to spend time on the shop floor is due to electrical failure, which often includes dead batteries. While downtime is an… more...
    Editor 62
  • Bulk fuel filtration improves engine performace
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Bulk fuel filtration improves engine performace

    The quality and cleanliness of fuel is a major factor that contributes to the performance of diesel engines and components. Contaminated fuel leads to higher maintenance costs and engine downtime, therefore good fuel filtration is vital for the… more...
    Editor 85
  • Goodyear Develops OTR Tyres for Volvo´s Biggest ADT
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Goodyear Develops OTR Tyres for Volvo´s Biggest…

    Goodyear introduces new OTR tyres to maximize load capacity Port Elizabeth, June 2016 - Goodyear has developed the new Off-The-Road (OTR) tyre TL-4A in size 33.25R29 specifically for the new Volvo A60H articulated dump truck - the largest Volvo… more...
    Editor 142
  • Imperial takes Comrades Marathon's agony and ecstasy around the world
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial takes Comrades Marathon's agony and…

    This year’s Comrades Marathon was one for the history books, with first time competitor David Gatebe shattering the race record in a time of five hours, 18 minutes and 19 seconds. Imperial Truck Rental once again ensured that the media could tell… more...
    Editor 67
  • Leadership focus and a unified vision - under one roof
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Leadership focus and a unified vision - under one…

    MAN Truck & Bus South Africa and MAN Sub-Equatorial Africa have relocated their head-offices to new premises in Modderfontein, Johannesburg; a move that is representative of the organisation's new strategy to satisfy markets across South Africa and… more...
    Editor 92
  • Altech Netstar’s JAMMING-RESIST™ technology stops criminals in their tracks
    Jun 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Altech Netstar’s JAMMING-RESIST™ technology stops…

    Criminals, beware! We’re ahead of you! That was the blunt warning issued this week by Altech Netstar to vehicle thieves and theft syndicates as a result of the success of the company’s Jamming Resist™ technology. In several instances of attempted… more...
    Editor 67
  • CeMAT 2016: Continental is an experienced partner in material handling
    Jun 08, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: Continental is an experienced partner…

    Presentation of sustainable and smart solutions for intralogistics applications New tire size of the TractorMaster New primary instrumentation solution MultiViu Compact 4 ensures convenient and efficient work Innovative lift drive for stacker cranes… more...
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  • “Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy”
    Jun 07, 2016 Press Releases

    “Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global…

    Interview with Dr. Christoph Beumer, Chairman and CEO of the BEUMER Group: Dr. Beumer, what can you tell us about trends that are currently important in intralogistics? Dr. Beumer: Intralogistics is a cornerstone of the global economy. For companies… more...
    Editor 124
  • Apollo Vredestein: Recognition for consistent competitiveness
    Jun 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Apollo Vredestein: Recognition for consistent…

    Apollo Vredestein, the tyre designer and manufacturer with over 100 years of history, proves its position as a market leader developing high-end products for a global market, by boasting a consistent trend of achievements. Apollo Vredestein’s high… more...
    Editor 90
  •  Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and The Battery Show set to make European debuts in Stuttgart, April 2017
    Jun 07, 2016 Events

    Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo and…

    Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo will have its first European showcase in Stuttgart, Germany Expo will be co-located with The Battery Show, as two perfectly complementary exhibitions Expos will be a chance for major manufacturers to meet… more...
    Editor 94
  • Sizwe Nxedlana – Chief Economist: First National Bank
    Jun 07, 2016 Events

    2016 SAAFF Congress to Host International Speakers

    Political, economic, financial and regulatory factors are playing an ever-increasing role in today’s international trade. The South African Association of Freight Forwarders will be highlighting these aspects with a high-powered line-up of local and… more...
    Editor 105
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports fleet owners in educating truck drivers about wellness and a healthy lifestyle
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports fleet owners…

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa expands its successful employee wellness programme to Kelrn Vervoer Fleet owners and truck drivers at the forefront of the innovative MBSA Trucking Wellness Fleet Owner Workplace Programme Number of Fleet Owner Workplace… more...
    Editor 95
  • Imperial aims for greener supply chains
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial aims for greener supply chains

    Supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has added impetus to its drive for greener supply chains with a two-pronged energy saving initiative that encompasses its transport fleet and warehouses, as well as innovative water saving, waste… more...
    Editor 91
  • Daimler Trucks & Buses offers a helping hand to the farming community
    Jun 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks & Buses offers a helping hand to…

    More than 100 bales of hay delivered to animals in need due to the drought FleetBoard Driver Training truck and trailer used to transport emergency animal feed Delivery made in time for the winter season BRONKHORTSPRUIT/WINBURG - In association with… more...
    Editor 85
  • Foton previews the Sauvana suv at NAMPO 2016
    Jun 02, 2016 Events

    Foton previews the Sauvana SUV at NAMPO 2016

    Foton, which has already established itself as a supplier of a top quality one-ton bakkie, the Tunland, in South Africa, gave visitors to the annual Nampo agricultural show a preview of the spacious Sauvana SUV which is based on the Tunland. The… more...
    Editor 129
  • Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at CeMAT 2016
    Jun 02, 2016 Events

    Hatteland unveils largest ever AutoStore® demo at…

    Live 50 square meters AutoStore demo showcases space-efficient modular system that can increase storage capacity by 400% for same footprint Hannover, 2016 – Hatteland has unveiled the largest ever demonstration of its ultra-space-efficient,… more...
    Editor 106
  • REIFEN 2016 rolls with great success to its destination
    May 30, 2016 Events

    REIFEN 2016 rolls with great success to its…

    90% of visitors to REIFEN are coming to Frankfurt in 2018 80% of exhibitors already intend to take part in REIFEN 2018 The international Trade Fair REIFEN 2016 has rolled with great success to its destination: Almost 20,000 visitors from all over… more...
    Editor 111
  • New appointment at Eqstra Fleet Management
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    New appointment at Eqstra Fleet Management

    Jean-Clay van Heerden has been appointed National Manager, Strategic Operations for Eqstra Fleet Management. He will be responsible for accident management and road side assistance for Eqstra’s clients as well as for procurement relating to these… more...
    Editor 124
  • Marshall Hendricks, winner of the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers' League competition
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    South African tops the FleetBoard Drivers' League…

    Three cheers to Marshall Hendricks, a local South African truck driver from Imperial Logistics Group company Fast ‘n Fresh, who beat a total of 19 438 drivers from 359 companies in 18 countries to take top honours in the 2015 FleetBoard Drivers'… more...
    Editor 125
  • FAW trucks enjoyed the limelight at Nampo 2016
    May 27, 2016 Events

    FAW trucks enjoyed the limelight at Nampo 2016

    “Customers have become ever more convinced of the inherent value-for- money FAW provides to their business, and it is therefore no surprise that our vehicles have been very popular in the agricultural sector.” “High-quality manufacture, yet simple… more...
    Editor 110
  • Isuzu Trucks – Spec’d for success
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks – Spec’d for success

    Isuzu Truck South Africa’s Tiny Daya elucidates some of the latest nips and tucks to the company’s medium- and heavy-duty truck range Isuzu Truck South Africa remains the country’s leading retailer of cab-over, forward-control, medium- and… more...
    Editor 110
  • Eight lifesaving tips to help avoid distraction while driving
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    Eight lifesaving tips to help avoid distraction…

    Taking a quick peek at a text, turning around for a second to soothe a crying child, taking a hand off the wheel for just a second to grab something jammed under the seat… We all know we shouldn’t, but how often do we do these things while driving… more...
    Editor 128
  • Mr. Hiroshi Nishizak
    May 27, 2016 Press Releases

    New chief executive officer for Isuzu Truck South…

    Johannesburg, South Africa (May 2016) Craig Uren, chief operating officer of Isuzu Truck South Africa, today announced the appointment of Mr. Hiroaki Sugawara as chief executive officer of the South African operations. He is replacing Mr. Hiroshi… more...
    Editor 129
  • Cleaning up the PPE industry
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Cleaning up the PPE industry

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer and distributor North Safety has expanded its range by adding Reinol-Janek Chemicals’ cleaning products to its extensive offering, after acquiring a large Mpumalanga distributor in late-2015.… more...
    Editor 110
  • Siemens South Africa Commences the Electrification of their fleet.
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Siemens South Africa Commences the…

    Fleet Management company, Eqstra has facilitated the leasing of the first electric BMW i3 vehicles on behalf of Siemens SA, which were made available to the company at their offices in Midrand, beginning of April 2016. These vehicles are almost… more...
    Editor 130
  • Industry unpacks the state of the road transport sector in SA
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry unpacks the state of the road transport…

    RFA convention drives critical industry discussions With South Africa’s economic growth outlook for 2016 at a mere 0.7%1, it is the lowest forecast on record thus far. With the growth rate for next year revised from 2.1% to 1.8% by the International… more...
    Editor 161
  • Reducing the impact of waste in the brick-making industry
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Reducing the impact of waste in the brick-making…

    South African brick entrepreneurs are always looking for energy-efficient firing methods in order to carry out their day-to-day activities. A solution needs to be developed, while also taking into consideration the environmental regulations,… more...
    Editor 167
  • Continental Reaches Production of 10 Millionth Standardized Speed Sensors
    May 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental Reaches Production of 10 Millionth…

    Designed in Toulouse, ten million standardized Multi-Application Unified Sensor Elements (MUSE) have been assembled worldwide in locations in China, Korea, India, Hungary, Brazil and Mexico since the start of production in January 2014. MUSE… more...
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  • The success of engineering projects is shaped with risk resolution in mind
    May 24, 2016 Press Releases

    The success of engineering projects is shaped…

    Managingrisk and promoting safety is paramount in engineering practice. Alvin Dye, Regional Construction Head at Marsh Africa’s construction division explains how successful projects are not selected but shaped with risk resolution in mind. Risks… more...
    Editor 122
  • Erwin Stolze, General Manager of Hino Oranje in Bloemfontein, handing over one of seven Hino 500-Series 1626 freight carriers to Bernadette van der Berg, Managing Director of Dynamic Truck Rental
    May 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Dynamic truck rental lives up to its name

    The truck rental business in South Africa is extremely competitive. Therefore a company has to be very special in all it does to rise above the rest and grow its business. Dynamic Truck Rental is one of these companies. It was established in 2004… more...
    Editor 101
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa awards its top commercial vehicles dealers
    May 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa awards its top…

    Dealers commended for stellar performance Multi-disciplinary approach used to award winners Daimler Trucks & Buses (comprising Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Freightliner, FUSO Trucks and Buses, Mercedes-Benz Bus & Coach and Western Star), as well as… more...
    Editor 102
  • Ground breaking of new Bodyshop for BMW’s Plant Rosslyn.
    May 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Ground breaking of new Bodyshop for BMW’s Plant…

    BMW South Africa marks the start of construction of new state-of-the art Bodyshop. New Bodyshop will measure 26000 m2 (about 50 % larger) with around 300 robots, enabling more employees and skills development. Investment to produce the next… more...
    Editor 137
  • Programme highlights - SAAFF Congress 2016
    May 18, 2016 Events

    Programme highlights - SAAFF Congress 2016

    Freight Forwarding plays an essential role in international trade and our members are dedicated to facilitating this activity through their involvement in the management of transportation, customs clearing, documentation, third party payments and… more...
    Editor 117
  • CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE every two years, starting in 2018
    May 18, 2016 Events

    CeMAT to be co-staged with HANNOVER MESSE every…

    Hannover. CeMAT, the world-leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain management, is to be co-located with HANNOVER MESSE every two years, starting in 2018. Featuring about 1,000 exhibitors from around the world, CeMAT is the… more...
    Editor 121
  • The right side of forklift legislation
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    The right side of forklift legislation

    How to meet forklift training regulation The need to send employees for forklift training is not only fuelled by its potential to reduce costs and injury but is an important legal requirement as well. According to the Occupational Health and Safety… more...
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  • CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking
    May 18, 2016 Events

    CeMAT sets the stage for intelligent networking

    Hannover. CeMAT 2016 gets underway on 31 May with a rich and diverse showcase of intralogistics products and solutions featuring some 1,000 exhibitors from 44 nations. “CeMAT’s international appeal continues to rise, with over half of this year’s… more...
    Editor 256
  • Grey fleet management part of best practice globally
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Grey fleet management part of best practice…

    Imagine a company director being held liable for an accident that happens with a car belonging to a staff member. The scenario is not as farfetched as it sounds. In the United Kingdom, legislation has been introduced that requires each business to… more...
    Editor 174
  • New Sava Avant 4Plus and Orjak 4Plus Truck Tyres
    May 18, 2016 Press Releases

    New Sava Avant 4Plus and Orjak 4Plus Truck Tyres

    Johannesburg, South Africa - May, 2016: Sava is launching the new Sava Avant 4Plus steer tyre and Orjak 4Plus drive tyre. These European on-road quality truck tyres feature the latest generation tread designs. The new Sava 4Plus tyres offer… more...
    Editor 137
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) commercial vehicles set to dominate this year's NAMPO Harvest Day
    May 17, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) commercial…

    MBSA commercial vehicles offer unrestricted applications to the agricultural industry Value chain offers a convenient one-stop approach South Africa's premier agricultural show, NAMPO Harvest Day, will once again provide the perfect platform to… more...
    Editor 133
  • Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry confirms attendance at 2016 Manufacturing Indaba
    May 17, 2016 Events

    Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry confirms…

    Deputy Minister of Trade & Industry, Mzwandile Masina, has confirmed his attendance at the third annual Manufacturing Indaba at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni in June. Deputy Minister Masina will join the dti Minister Dr Rob Davies and colleagues to… more...
    Editor 126
  • T-Systems sponsors Wayde van Niekerk
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    T-Systems sponsors Wayde van Niekerk

    Leveraging synergies of disrupting markets by exceeding expectations through determination of steel, resilience and a firm commitment to South Africa T- Systems South Africa is sponsoring 400m World Champion Wayde van Niekerk, a South African track… more...
    Editor 123
  • Save millions with revolutionary rollover prevention
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Save millions with revolutionary rollover…

    If one of your trucks is involved in a rollover, the cost can soar into the millions. This kind of loss can be extremely damaging to your business and every business owner should do everything possible to reduce occurrences of rollovers. An… more...
    Editor 115
  • Ndaba Mhlanga appointed National Manager
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Ndaba Mhlanga appointed National Manager

    Ndaba Mhlanga has been appointed National Manager for Amasondo Fleet Services, a 60% owned division of Eqstra Fleet Management. Ndaba will be responsible for the management of a number of PFMA fleet management contracts which include a number of… more...
    Editor 148
  • Effective maintenance is key to productivity
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Effective maintenance is key to productivity

    10 May 2016: Gearboxes and motors are costly items of equipment, however, if proper care and maintenance is provided, the units will ensure years of productivity and long-term return-on-investment. SEW-EURODRIVE provides some useful tips and advice… more...
    Editor 128
  • Standard Bank special report: Consumer Income Trends - May 2016
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Standard Bank special report: Consumer Income…

    The second in a seven-part series of Standard Bank reports to be issued over the coming weeks focusing on South African consumer behaviour and trends. These reports highlight pertinent consumer trends at both the macro and micro level. In this, the… more...
    Editor 309
  • Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Sasol awards wax contract to Imperial

    Imperial Logistics group company Goldfields Logistics has been awarded a three year contract for warehousing and distribution services of wax products produced by the Sasolburg operations and sold by the Performance Chemicals division of Sasol. This… more...
    Editor 137
  • Books by the truck load
    May 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Books by the truck load

    Isuzu Truck South Africa is empowering the youth and promoting literacy through the #ITSAEMPTYTRUCK campaign 12 May 2016, Port Elizabeth-Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. It is in light of this that Isuzu Truck… more...
    Editor 124
  • Cuby is suitable for a wide range of tasks across multiple industries. It makes best possible use of space and offers a highly attractive price-performance ratio, thanks to state-of-the-art shuttle and racking technology.
    May 09, 2016 Events

    SSI Schaefer at CeMAT 2016 – Let’s Talk!

    SSI Schaefer is inviting visitors to its stands at the CeMAT trade fair in Hanover from 31 May to 3 June 2016. The world-leading provider of warehousing and intralogistics systems is leveraging CeMAT as a platform to engage with customers – and… more...
    Editor 219
  • Looking out for Motorcycles
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Looking out for Motorcycles

    I freely admit to the fact that riding a motorcycle has many benefits, not the least of which is having the freedom to navigate traffic congestion effectively. Interestingly, in the US, the month of May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month where… more...
    Editor 177
  • BMW Group South Africa partners with Uber.
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    BMW Group South Africa partners with Uber.

    Midrand. BMW Group South Africa has partnered with Uber to bring UberGREEN, a 100% electric commuting experience with the aim of reducing CO ₂ emissions in Johannesburg. UberGREEN is a pilot project taking place from 9 May to 3 June 2016 in… more...
    Editor 192
  • NEF sets its eye on boosting BEE in the automotive industry
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    NEF sets its eye on boosting BEE in the…

    The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) is well positioned to work with the automotive industry to establish an incubation ecosystem that will advance the participation of black people in the manufacturing of vehicles and components for global markets,… more...
    Editor 213
  • Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 318: Unimog as a food truck in and around Finland
    May 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 318: Unimog as a food…

    Entrepreneur Sami Repo has built his own foodtruck with a very personal touch The centrepiece of it is a 400 kg special barbecue oven STUTTGART / HELSINKI - The inhabitants of Finland have a reputation for being the somewhat unconventional folk of… more...
    Editor 152
  • Supply chain failures can be prevented
    May 09, 2016 Events

    Supply chain failures can be prevented

    Supply chain failure can result in empty store shelves, infrastructure in various states of breakdown, basic services and resources that are unavailable when and where they're needed, and increased pollutions levels. When managed by skilled… more...
    Editor 149
  • The dti Minister to address MANUFACTURING INDABA 2016
    May 09, 2016 Events

    The dti Minister to address MANUFACTURING INDABA…

    Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies has confirmed that he will address the annual Manufacturing Indaba on 28th June 2016 at Emperors Palace, Ekurhuleni. The 2-day conference and exhibition, hosted in Africa’s largest manufacturing city,… more...
    Editor 142
  • South African manufacturing needs to empower small businesses
    May 07, 2016 Press Releases

    South African manufacturing needs to empower…

    Small to medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) are the engine of economic growth and are essential for competitive and efficient economic growth. Research has shown that SMMEs are critical for poverty reduction and can play a particularly important… more...
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  • 35th annual Southern Africa Transport Conference focuses on partnerships for economic growth
    May 04, 2016 Events

    35th annual Southern Africa Transport Conference…

    International experts from Chile and Australia, along with African transport professionals, will discuss pertinent issues relevant to the transport sector in Africa. The 35th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC) takes place at the CSIR… more...
    Editor 162
  • FAW trucks take centre-stage at Nampo 2016
    May 04, 2016 Events

    FAW trucks take centre-stage at Nampo 2016

    The number of FAW trucks sold in the sub-Saharan region has grown exponentially since the opening of the Coega-based plant in 2014. Many Southern African customers are buying locally produced vehicles because of the obvious cost benefits and the… more...
    Editor 159
  • Multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces radical restructuring due to autonomous cars
    May 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry…

    The multi-billion pound UK motor insurance industry faces a period of radical restructuring as a result of the advent of autonomous cars - with the number of crashes said to drop by 80 per cent by 20351 and insurance premiums set to plummet - a high… more...
    Editor 144
  • Innovation and adaptability keep SEW-EURODRIVE at the forefront of the gear and motor industry
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Innovation and adaptability keep SEW-EURODRIVE at…

    29 April 2016: adjust to ongoing shifts and changes in the market. Although mining and mineral processing is in a slump, SEW-EURODRIVE MD Raymond Obermeyer indicates that the company has been largely unaffected due to the fact that it also has an… more...
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  • Hyundai's versatile H100 Tipper makes light work of a heavy load
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Hyundai's versatile H100 Tipper makes light work…

    The H100 Bakkie is one of the most popular vehicles in Hyundai Automotive South Africa's local range, and the Tipper version of this workhorse has made the work of many a small or medium enterprise business operator easier. Previously the Hyundai… more...
    Editor 142
  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over Bakers SA Limited's largest fleet order
    May 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks hands over Bakers SA…

    Logistics company receives 101 state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks Landmark transaction the result of a solid relationship between Bakers SA Limited and Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa PIETERMARITZBURG -In one of its largest fleet… more...
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  • Transport sector in a state of flux – what is it going to take to survive tough times?
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Transport sector in a state of flux – what is it…

    Given the economic downturn in recent months and the pressure on businesses to remain profitable, there is no doubt that the fleet industry, like many others, is in a constant state of flux. Operational expenses continue to rise and market players… more...
    Editor 174
  • The New Hyundai HL980 Wheeled Loader Makes its World Debut at Bauma
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    The New Hyundai HL980 Wheeled Loader Makes its…

    Hyundai is using the Bauma Munich exhibition as a platform to launch the new HL980 – the largest machine in the new HL Wheeled Loader series. The new addition offers the very best in wheeled loader technology. The robust HL980 has been engineered to… more...
    Editor 162
  • A trio of new ground-breaking garage equipment from Winntec at Reifen 2016
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    A trio of new ground-breaking garage equipment…

    Leading garage equipment manufacturer, Netherlands based Winntec will be focusing their appearance at this years Reifen Show 2016 in Essen, Germany on showcasing a series of new additions to their growing product portfolio. The WinntecY412500 is a… more...
    Editor 152
  • Mathe Group commissions new tyre recycling plant in Hammarsdale
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Mathe Group commissions new tyre recycling plant…

    Durban based Mathe Group, which is leading the way in waste tyre recycling in South Africa, has commissioned a multi-million rand tyre processing facility in Hammarsdale. The 2 500 sq/m factory and 1 000 sq/m warehouse that came on stream in… more...
    Editor 334
  • KNAPP to showcase its technologies for Logistics 4.0 at CeMAT
    Apr 28, 2016 Events

    KNAPP to showcase its technologies for Logistics…

    Moving from the concept of the supply chain to the value chain, the goal of Logistics 4.0 is the flexible, error-free and intelligent warehouse. At CeMAT, taking place in Hannover from 31 May to 3June, KNAPP will embrace the exhibition’s theme of… more...
    Editor 174
  • Transport volumes are falling off a cliff
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Transport volumes are falling off a cliff

    Industry in full blown recession! The weak international commodity prices are having a significant impact on the South African economy. Growth has slowed and stagnated. The only real sign of strength is in the retail and tourism sectors, which are… more...
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  • Hino trucks prove ideal for Storah Farming
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino trucks prove ideal for Storah Farming

    Hino trucks are proving so successful in a mixed transport operation in KwaZulu-Natal that the operator, Evan Storah, of Storah Farming near Ixopo, has increased the number of Hino trucks in his fleet from one to 12 over the past four years. The… more...
    Editor 131
  • Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports

    On the export side of their business FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has registered 90 units built locally for export into Africa. Earlier this year another ten FAW J5 tippers units left the local Coega-based production plant for Tanzania. A… more...
    Editor 131
  • The view from the road
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    The view from the road

    In an unusual move Barloworld Transport, a company focused on moving the economy, is showcasing South Africa’s roads on Instagram through a novel collaboration with some of South Africa’s top Instagram gurus. The account, @barloworldtransport, will… more...
    Editor 178
  • Trident QM 3100 real-time, in-line fluid quality monitoring device
    Apr 28, 2016 Press Releases

    Real-time monitoring leads to improved asset…

    Industrial operations can optimise oil drain and sampling intervals, improve asset health state awareness, more clearly identify contamination events, proactively detect the need for oil changes and top-ups, and verify proper lubrication system… more...
    Editor 133
  • HELLER WerkTage 2016
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    HELLER WerkTage 2016

    Three days focusing on the new formula for production Last year, more than 800 international visitors attended HELLER WerkTage to experience how HELLER is producing, living and assuring quality in Nürtingen. In 2016, the company shines the spotlight… more...
    Editor 143
  • Opening up new horizons
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Opening up new horizons

    F. Zimmermann GmbH has brought its first horizontal machining centre onto the market. The new model range is particularly useful for efficient machining of standard components for the aircraft industry. It has two special patented features, applying… more...
    Editor 134
  • Axis solution paves way for Jaguar Land Rover to Go Beyond
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Axis solution paves way for Jaguar Land Rover to…

    Camsecure and Axis collaborate to customise a solution that not only improves efficiencies, but puts customers at the heart of the brand experience Mission Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) approached Axis Gold Partner, Camsecure to find a cost-effective… more...
    Editor 162
  • Volvo trucks range gears up for tough operating conditions
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo trucks range gears up for tough operating…

    Volvo Trucks South Africa’s range of extra heavy vehicles are now even more geared to take on the demanding terrain and extreme operating conditions of the African continent. “Over the years, Volvo Trucks has amassed a lot of experience in… more...
    Editor 140
  • Hino SA reaffirms commitment to Vision 2020
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino SA reaffirms commitment to Vision 2020

    Hino South Africa has reaffirmed its commitment to Vision 2020 which aims to make Hino the top selling truck brand in South Africa by 2020. Recently the Hino staff and dealers signed a pledge under the slogan "One Team, One Pledge" to support this… more...
    Editor 142
  • Industry 4.0 companies worldwide are investing over $US 900 billion per year until 2020: PwC study
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Industry 4.0 companies worldwide are investing…

    87% of SA companies plan to introduce new digital products and data based services over the next five years; 83% of SA respondents expect data analytics will have a significant influence on their decision-making processes in five years’ time; Only… more...
    Editor 155
  • eTourEurope – electrifying Europe!
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    eTourEurope – electrifying Europe!

    55.000 Visitors - 1000 EVs in motion! – 125 Exhibitors – 16 Teams - 16 Events eTourEurope – 9 Capitals – 9 Days – from 29th April to 08th Mai 2016 demonstrates long-distance performance and reliability of electric vehicles and commercial and public… more...
    Editor 130
  • Avis van rental sponsors JOBERG2C Mountain Bike Challenge
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis van rental sponsors JOBERG2C Mountain Bike…

    The 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c is renowned as one of the most grueling yet spectacular mountain bike events on the sports calendar, and Avis Van Rental, are once again the proud transport support partner for the sixth consecutive year. The Old Mutual… more...
    Editor 150
  •  Application phase for the fifth Volkswagen and BASF “Science Award Electrochemistry” has begun
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Application phase for the fifth Volkswagen and…

    Researchers of excellence may apply up until August 12, 2016 International science award is worth a total of €100,000, of which €50,000 goes to first place For the first time in 2016: Special award for applied research The award ceremony takes place… more...
    Editor 157
  • SICK continues to grow
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    SICK continues to grow

    Sensor manufacturer celebrates its 70th anniversary with encouraging business figures Waldkirch, April 20, 2016 – Now in its 70th year of doing business, the SICK Group is continuing its success story. The company, which was founded as a one-man… more...
    Editor 127
  • New research shines light in dark corners of SA fleet management
    Apr 25, 2016 Press Releases

    New research shines light in dark corners of SA…

    The largely uncharted world of fleet management in South Africa is mapped out a little clearer with the release of the first benchmarking research into how well local fleets are managed. The research, conducted by fleet consulting firm Mobilitas in… more...
    Editor 183
  • First APEX Asia to be held in November 2017
    Apr 20, 2016 Events

    First APEX Asia to be held in November 2017

    Asian version of established APEX access equipment show parallel to CeMAT ASIA 2017 in Shanghai European APEX will continue at its Amsterdam home; next edition from 2 to 4 May 2017 Shanghai/Hannover. KHL Group and B.V. Industrial Promotions… more...
    Editor 178
  • Inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Trade Show To Debut September 2017 In Atlanta, Georgia
    Apr 19, 2016 Events

    Inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Trade…

    Chicago, IL and Toronto, Canada — The inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV Show) focused on the commercial fleet and heavy truck market will debut from September 25-29, 2017 and will consist of more than 300,000 square-feet of… more...
    Editor 148
  • CeMAT 2016: Sharp focus on IT
    Apr 19, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: Sharp focus on IT

    Hannover, Germany. Under the umbrella of the CeMAT IT Roundtable (which took place at the new headquarters of the intralogistics specialist “viastore” in Stuttgart on 6 April) the speakers and journalists engaged in an intensive dialogue. The focus… more...
    Editor 168
  • Everything you need to know about roadblocks
    Apr 19, 2016 Press Releases

    Everything you need to know about roadblocks

    As inconvenient as they may seem, roadblocks exist to ensure the safety and well-being of all road users, especially during peak traffic hours, holiday periods and over weekends. Knowing your rights as a motorist as well as the best approach to… more...
    Editor 243
  • Opel Kadett Shows its Steel Half Million Kilometres
    Apr 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Opel Kadett Shows its Steel Half Million…

    Cape Town - With more than 500 000 kilometers on Gavin Wiseman's 1996 Opel Kadett, he reckons this trusty car is not just a means of transport, he affectionately refers to his "Opal" (old pal). The Mother City resident said his 20 year old vehicle… more...
    Editor 157
  • Bad air...Bilstein warns aftermarket: fake Airmatic shocks are out there
    Apr 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Bad air...Bilstein warns aftermarket: fake…

    BILSTEIN South Africa,the local importer and distributor of BILSTEIN gas pressure shock absorbers, has warned motorists not to be misled by counterfeit versions of the brand’s Airmatic spring/damper, the fitment of which will severely compromise a… more...
    Editor 169
  • You can build on MAN.
    Apr 18, 2016 Events

    You can build on MAN.

    MAN showcases integrated solutions for the construction sector at bauma 2016 MAN will use five exhibits in hall B4, stand 225, to showcase its expertise in the construction sector. The display on the stand will include a crane tipper from the TGL… more...
    Editor 185
  • Spotlight on digitization and automation at CeMAT 2016
    Apr 15, 2016 Events

    Spotlight on digitization and automation at CeMAT…

    World’s leading tradeshow for intralogistics and supply chain management expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from around the globe Hannover, Germany. Numerous individual elements come together in logistics to make a functioning whole, as… more...
    Editor 184
  • CeMAT Port Forum
    Apr 15, 2016 Events

    CeMAT Port Forum

    Hannover. The international CeMAT Port Forum, which covers current challenges and developments in the port sector, is back again at this year’s CeMAT intralogistics show in Hannover, Germany, and will be held in Hall 25 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on… more...
    Editor 188
  • INPULSE - Smarter off-highway vehicle management
    Apr 15, 2016 Press Releases

    INPULSE - Smarter off-highway vehicle management

    AMA premiers InPulse telematics solution for Off-Highway Vehicle management with Octo Telematics and STE Industries Munich, April 2016: AMA, a leader both in Italy and Europe for designing and manufacturing components for Off-Highway Vehicles, today… more...
    Editor 177
  • Volkswagen Constellation Range
    Apr 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Volkswagen Constellation Range

    "More you don't need, less you don't want" Manufactured in Brazil and forming part of MAN AG's multi-brand truck and bus portfolio Volkswagen (VW) heavy and extra heavy commercial vehicles are gaining market share in emerging economies in Africa,… more...
    Editor 266
  • Volvo FH16 and I-Shift with crawler gears pulls 750 tonnes from standstill
    Apr 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo FH16 and I-Shift with crawler gears pulls…

    In “Volvo Trucks vs 750 Tonnes”, a Volvo FH16 featuring I-Shift transmission with crawler gears faces an extreme heavy haulage challenge. With the world’s strongest man, Magnus Samuelsson, and trucking journalist Brian Weatherley in the driver’s… more...
    Editor 161
  • EMO Hannover 2017: an intensified focus on networked systems for intelligent production
    Apr 13, 2016 Events

    EMO Hannover 2017: an intensified focus on…

    “Connecting systems for intelligent production” is the motto of the EMO Hannover 2017. The world’s premier trade fair for the metalworking sector will thus, from 18 to 23 September 2017, be intensifying its focus on the mega-trend of digitisation… more...
    Editor 169
  • Daimler Trucks launches fleet test with electric truck from Fuso
    Apr 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler Trucks launches fleet test with electric…

    Municipality of Stuttgart and Logistics Company Hermes to test five battery-powered Fuso Canter E-Cell trucks in tough everyday working environment Fuso as leading producer of partially and fully electric light-duty trucks with some 3500 hybrid… more...
    Editor 173
  • The search is on for the 2016 Highway Hero
    Apr 12, 2016 Events

    The search is on for the 2016 Highway Hero

    In November this year, the winner of the Highway Heroes Award will take home R75 000 in cash and prizes while second and third placed drivers will receive prizes worth R40 000 and R20 000 respectively. Carte Blanche’s Derek Watts; DJ and… more...
    Editor 286
  • VDMA: Growing significance of intralogistics
    Apr 12, 2016 Press Releases

    VDMA: Growing significance of intralogistics

    VDMA Materials Handling and Intralogistics Association at the CeMAT 2016 €20.1bn production volume by German manufacturers in the materials handling and intralogistics sector in 2015 The future of intralogistics and its markets: these are the main… more...
    Editor 141
  • Isuzu Trucks is empowering youth to be literate and enabling young people to reach their fullest potential!
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks is empowering youth to be literate…

    Reading is part of building a nation, and South Africans all have a responsibility to get involved in the effort to combat illiteracy. With this in mind, Isuzu Truck South Africa is launching a book collection charity drive, #ITSAEMPTYTRUCK. In… more...
    Editor 277
  • Avis Budget Southern Africa appoints new executive: Commercial
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis Budget Southern Africa appoints new…

    Avis Budget southern Africa has announced its recent appointment of Rebone Motsatsi as Executive Commercial for Avis Budget southern Africa. Rebone replaces Slade Thompson, who has been appointed as Executive: Sales in the Avis Fleet team. Rebone,… more...
    Editor 188
  • ZF at the bauma 2016
    Apr 11, 2016 Events

    ZF at the bauma 2016

    Visit ZF at the bauma 2016 in Munich from April 11.-17., in hall A4, booth 324 and convince yourself of our long-standing system expertise. In choosing ZF as your partner you get reliable products which set new standards in terms of efficiency and… more...
    Editor 165
  • Eqstra Fleet Management predicts 10% fuel price increase in 2016
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Eqstra Fleet Management predicts 10% fuel price…

    The new fuel prices, which came into effect on 6 April, represent a fuel price hike of 7.5% with reef petrol 95 increasing by 88c/litre and the wholesale price of diesel increasing by 98c/litre. Although South Africans have enjoyed two petrol price… more...
    Editor 202
  • Volvo Cars to launch China's most advanced autonomous driving experiment
    Apr 11, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Cars to launch China's most advanced…

    Volvo Cars plans to launch China's most advanced autonomous driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions. Volvo Cars expects the experiment to involve up to 100 cars and… more...
    Editor 166
  • BASF binder helps produce worldwide first automobile roof frame made of natural fiber
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    BASF binder helps produce worldwide first…

    Tough and heat-resistant lightweight components made possible by BASF's water-based Acrodur® 950 L binder First use of the IAC FiberFrame roof system based on Acrodur® 950 L in the new E-class of Mercedes-Benz Together with the International… more...
    Editor 197
  • With Avis and Mango airlines winning is made easy
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    With Avis and Mango airlines winning is made easy

    With the year already in full swing, the demands of everyday life often mean that a little rest and relaxation is needed from time to time. Whether travelling for business or leisure you can take full advantage of an exclusive travel offer from Avis… more...
    Editor 164
  • New, high tech cold storage warehouse gives Imperial clients a competitive edge
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    New, high tech cold storage warehouse gives…

    Imperial Cold Logistics’ clients are reaping the benefits of the company’s investment in a new, state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse. It is enabling improved service levels and turnaround times, as well as supporting clients’ growth strategies by… more...
    Editor 168
  • Volvo Trucks and the World's Strongest Man team up for an extreme heavy haulage challenge
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks and the World's Strongest Man team…

    How much weight can a Volvo FH16 750 pull? With the world’s strongest man behind the wheel of the world’s strongest series-produced truck, it is up to the new I-Shift with crawler gears to prove what it can do. On the 12th of April, the answer will… more...
    Editor 181
  • Volkswagen to commission R120 million Try-Out Press machinery
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Volkswagen to commission R120 million Try-Out…

    New R120 million Try-Out Press to improve the manufacturing capability of the Volkswagen Plant After travelling 13 140 km by ship from Spain, Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) new try-out press arrived in the Uitenhage factory recently. VWSA… more...
    Editor 152
  • Tax or fee debate-why the fuss?
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Tax or fee debate-why the fuss?

    Following Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan’s 2016 Budget speech there has been, as per usual, debate around the announcement of new taxes and levies. A case in point is the tyre levy, its use and if the levy will replace the existing REDISA… more...
    Editor 613
  • Online system can boost engineering skills sector
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Online system can boost engineering skills sector

    The engineering skills gap in South Africa is well documented, but what is not necessarily more widely understood is the loss of engineering professionals as a result of the bizarre way the industry has calculated fee income up until now. Simon… more...
    Editor 168
  • SA Aluminium industry braces for tough decade ahead as it looks to double demand
    Apr 07, 2016 Press Releases

    SA Aluminium industry braces for tough decade…

    Delegates at the International Aluminium Conference held in Cape Town heard that demand for aluminium in South Africa could feasibly double in the next few years, despite pressure from an international economic slowdown and rising power prices.… more...
    Editor 173
  • Isuzu trucks offers genuine parts at reduced cost
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu trucks offers genuine parts at reduced cost

    Isuzu Truck South Africa now offers genuine OEM parts at competitive prices for customers Johannesburg, March 2016 - “The advantage of having Isuzu genuine OEM parts fitted in the truck in the event of a breakdown is that the same parts that were… more...
    Editor 228
  • Imperial innovator wins coveted honour for his trailer plug solution
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial innovator wins coveted honour for his…

    Imperial Cargo auto electrician Benjamin Engelbrecht, who recently took top honours in Imperial Logistics’ Innovation Fund initiative, credits his childhood and early career with his recent success in winning the R50 000 first prize in this… more...
    Editor 176
  • Africa’s slight economic slowdown will not discourage investment, says DHL
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Africa’s slight economic slowdown will not…

    DHL Express will continue to invest in the Sub-Saharan Africa region CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March, 2016 - Over the past few years, Africa has been top of mind for foreign business investment, often referred to as one of the last frontiers for… more...
    Editor 182
  • Firestone upgrades tractor tyres
    Apr 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Firestone upgrades tractor tyres

    Bridgestone, has announced a series of upgrades to its Firestone F151 and F206 tractor tyres. The tyre company said the new specification tyres are tailored to suit the abilities of modern, more powerful tractors. “The two models of tyre are… more...
    Editor 186
  • Transnet division delivers 22 coaches to Botswana
    Mar 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Transnet division delivers 22 coaches to Botswana

    State-run Transnet Engineering on Tuesday, 22 March 2016, delivered the first batch of 22 passenger coaches engineered and manufactured at its facilities in Pretoria and Cape Town to Botswana Railways... The coaches were transported to Gaborone on… more...
    Editor 181
  • Garmin Launches the 2016 Drive Series
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Garmin Launches the 2016 Drive Series

    A New Automotive Product Line Focused on Driver Awareness Garmin Southern Africa announced the new Garmin Drive product line, an easy-to-use portable navigation devices (PNDs) specifically designed to help increase driver’s awareness. The launch of… more...
    Editor 215
  • Iveco Stralis to be featured in Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming action adventure Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Iveco Stralis to be featured in Warner Bros.…

    The Iveco Stralis Hi-Way, “International Truck of the Year 2013”, will be featured in the highly anticipated film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, opening worldwide beginning March 25, 2016. The inclusion of Iveco’s heavy-duty commercial vehicle… more...
    Editor 208
  • CAPAS welcomes new “Commercial Vehicle Zone” to meet demands of robust industry
    Mar 25, 2016 Events

    CAPAS welcomes new “Commercial Vehicle Zone” to…

    Multitude of expected exhibitors and buyers this year The Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) continues on a solid path to success and sustained growth for the 2016 exhibition. At this year’s CAPAS,… more...
    Editor 203
  • NEF invests R90 million to help transform bus transport landscape
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    NEF invests R90 million to help transform bus…

    New bus company has ferried over 110 000 passengers over 2 million kilometres The National Empowerment Fund has invested a cumulative R90 million that has helped transform two disparate but very critical segments of the bus transport sector. Half of… more...
    Editor 527
  • Safe and sound on the roads this Easter
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Safe and sound on the roads this Easter

    Barloworld Transport urges all road users to plan ahead and make this Easter a safe and happy holiday season Every year after major holiday seasons, South Africans are told about horrific accidents and the rising numbers of deaths on the road.… more...
    Editor 194
  • Uber launches in Mombasa, Kenya
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Uber launches in Mombasa, Kenya

    Mombasa joins the growing list of smart African cities to offer Uber MOMBASA, Kenya, March, 2016/ -- Today, Uber (www.Uber.com) launches in Mombasa and brings Uber’s growing global network to 399 cities. With the launch of Uber, an innovative… more...
    Editor 192
  • The fully connected truck from Daimler as a success formula for companies, drivers and society
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    The fully connected truck from Daimler as a…

    Always on: truck sends and receives data in exchange with driving partners Networking generates safe, smooth transport flows Daimler Trucks leading the way with 365 000 vehicles boasting full connectivity from FleetBoard and Detroit Connect… more...
    Editor 217
  • My Business Expo notches up another success with record attendance in Johannesburg
    Mar 25, 2016 Events

    My Business Expo notches up another success with…

    My Business Expo held in Johannesburg on 10 March was a resounding success with record delegate attendance, hundreds of exhibitors, together with an inspiring line-up of South Africa’s top entrepreneurial thought leaders. This marks the eighth… more...
    Editor 249
  • Materials Handling EURASIA renamed “CeMAT EURASIA”
    Mar 25, 2016 Events

    Materials Handling EURASIA renamed “CeMAT EURASIA”

    Hannover, Germany. As announced by Deutsche Messe at an Istanbul press conference on 18 March, the “Materials Handling EURASIA” trade fair has been renamed as “CeMAT EURASIA”. “Within the scope of our global brand management strategy, the time has… more...
    Editor 192
  • MSX International Acquires Sewells Group to Form Largest Global Provider of Retail Solutions to Automotive OEMs, Dealers
    Mar 25, 2016 Press Releases

    MSX International Acquires Sewells Group to Form…

    DETROIT, March, 2016 – MSX International (MSXI), a leading global business process outsourcing company, today announced it has acquired Australian-based Sewells Group, an automotive retail training, dealer process improvement, and outsourcing… more...
    Editor 197
  • dmg events acquires Exhibition Management Services (Pty) Ltd South Africa
    Mar 22, 2016 Press Releases

    dmg events acquires Exhibition Management…

    One of the world’s leading event companies, dmg events, has announced the acquisition of long established Pan African exhibition organiser Exhibition Management Services Pty Ltd (EMS) – headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. dmg events is a… more...
    Editor 213
  • SAAW 2016: TDM Africa
    Mar 21, 2016 Events

    SAAW 2016: TDM Africa

    The South African Automotive Week is an international trade show that will take place from 11-13 October 2016. It is Africa’s automotive intellectual gathering and focuses on stimulating trade and partnership opportunities in manufacturing and the… more...
    Editor 219
  • Isuzu KB Running Strong After 1.5 Million Kilometeres
    Mar 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Isuzu KB Running Strong After 1.5 Million…

    OUDTSHOORN - TWENTY years and 1.5 million kilometres later, a 1996 Isuzu KB is still running smoothly. The trustworthy Isuzu with its slogan "Isuzu Delivers" lives up to this promise every single day according to Oudtshoorn resident, Gerhard du… more...
    Editor 195
  • Avis drives the water efficiency movement forward
    Mar 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis drives the water efficiency movement forward

    Leading car rental company, Avis is fast advancing the movement, encouraging a longer term water efficiency ethic in its business, In the 2015 financial year, Avis saved more than 148 million litres of water by harvesting water in their wash bays at… more...
    Editor 208
  • New Controller from Rockwell Automation Simplifies Machine Safety
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    New Controller from Rockwell Automation…

    Manufacturers and equipment builders are looking for ways to simplify and standardise safety across their machines and systems. With the new Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5370 controller from Rockwell Automation, users no longer need separate… more...
    Editor 216
  • South Africa’s water crisis won’t pass with El Niño - corporates share views
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    South Africa’s water crisis won’t pass with El…

    16 March 2016 – The country continues to face the most severe drought in over two decades, where five out of the nine provinces – namely the Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the North West - have been declared disaster areas.… more...
    Editor 327
  • Volvo trucks launch I-shift with crawler gears
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo trucks launch I-shift with crawler gears

    Volvo Trucks has introduced a new member to the I-Shift family: I-Shift with crawler gears. The new gears, which are added to the vehicle’s automated transmission, provide specialised start capability for trucks carrying heavy loads in demanding… more...
    Editor 222
  • Volkswagen's best seller extends its appeal to commercial customers with Xpress
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Volkswagen's best seller extends its appeal to…

    Polo Vivo, South Africa's top selling passenger car in 2015, is extending its appeal to commercial customers with the introduction of half-ton Xpress. The Volkswagen Polo Vivo range (sedan included) sold 31 384 units in 2015. Polo Vivo and Polo have… more...
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  • Cartrack expands its motorbike tracking solution
    Mar 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Cartrack expands its motorbike tracking solution

    Cartrack recently revealed a new addition to its range of services for motorbike owners – Bike Recovery. Bike Recovery is an extension of the current product offering Cartrack has for motorbike owners, branded “Bike Track”, which provides for the… more...
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  • 2nd Annual women in transport, freight & logistics conference –2016
    Mar 14, 2016 Events

    2nd Annual women in transport, freight &…

    “Women striving for success” 7th & 8th April 2016, Amabhubesi Training Centre, Ferndale, Jo’burg, RSA. Amabhubesi Training & Conferencing cordially invites you/colleagues to be part of our upcoming conference on the first Women in Transport, Freight… more...
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  • BEUMER Group develops smart maintenance system for customer support
    Mar 14, 2016 Press Releases

    BEUMER Group develops smart maintenance system…

    Looking at the world through smart glasses Augmented reality offers interesting possibilities and potentials, e.g. for maintenance work on intralogistic systems: a head-mounted minicomputer could display all necessary information to the service… more...
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  • Toyota develops wearable mobility device
    Mar 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Toyota develops wearable mobility device

    Toyota develops wearable mobility device to help improve quality of life for blind and visually impaired people United States of America - Toyota is researching new ways of helping blind and visually impaired people enjoy greater freedom,… more...
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  • CeMAT 2016: BEUMER will be exhibiting at the world's leading trade fair as a system supplier for sorting and distribution equipment, as well as for filling, palletizing and packaging solutions
    Mar 09, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016: BEUMER will be exhibiting at the…

    CeMAT 2016: BEUMER will be exhibiting at the world's leading trade fair as a system supplier for sorting and distribution equipment, as well as for filling, palletizing and packaging solutions The solution supplier At CeMAT (May 31 to June 3,… more...
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  • Ingersoll Rand RS30 and RS37 Air Compressors deliver up to 13 percent efficiency improvement
    Mar 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand RS30 and RS37 Air Compressors…

    Ingersoll Rand has introduced the new RS30 and RS37 models, the first compressors in a series of new oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors known as the Next Generation R-Series. The Next Generation R-Series delivers world-class performance and… more...
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  • Begin your entrepreneurial journey at the 2016 Business Start-Up Expo
    Mar 09, 2016 Events

    Begin your entrepreneurial journey at the 2016…

    The 2016 annual My Business Expo will this year feature the much anticipated Business Start-Up Expo, a bespoke exhibition for aspiring entrepreneurs looking to take the first step in starting their own business. Business Start-Up Expo forms part of… more...
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  • Serco helps folk get their daily bread
    Mar 09, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco helps folk get their daily bread

    New truck and trailer combinations recently built by Serco for Pioneer Foods (Sasko Bakeries) are now being used to deliver thousands of loaves of bread every day all over the Western Cape, Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal. The combinations comprise van… more...
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  • Road freight transport and logistics sector codes issued for public comment
    Mar 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Road freight transport and logistics sector codes…

    Draft sector codes for the road freight transport and logistics industry were issued for comment on the 26th of February, with a 60 day window provided for public commentary. Proposed changes include amendments to allocated weightings in three of… more...
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  • Mr Harry van Huyssteen (left) and Mr Charles Horak, Call Centre Manager of Ctrack. Horak was one of the presenters at the Transport Forum’s SIG meeting on Thursday.
    Mar 07, 2016 Press Releases

    Ctrack announces combined fleet management and…

    For commercial fleets in South Africa Fleet owners can now equip their truck trailers with jamming detection devices Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack today announced a total transport solution to fleet owners by… more...
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  • New spare-parts catalogue suitable for trucks of the brand Iveco
    Mar 07, 2016 Press Releases

    New spare-parts catalogue suitable for trucks of…

    DT Spare Parts expands the range of spare parts in depth The brand DT Spare Parts has expanded the product range suitable for commercial vehicles from Iveco. The new spare-parts catalogue suitable for trucks of the brand Iveco offers over 900 new… more...
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  • Manufacturing Indaba 2016:  Have you registered?
    Mar 03, 2016 Events

    Manufacturing Indaba 2016: Have you registered?

    Manufacturing Indaba kicks off in June 2016 The event comprises a conference and exhibition and with a focus towards growing the South African Manufacturing sector, this is your opportunity to participate by: ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE: With more than… more...
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  • Atlas Security Boosts Local Fleet with Chevrolet Utility
    Mar 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Atlas Security Boosts Local Fleet with Chevrolet…

    PORT ELIZABETH - Top Port Elizabeth security firm, Atlas Security, recently took ownership of nine Chevrolet Utilities, boosting their fleet to 90. The purchase forms part of a business decision by Atlas to boost their growing fleet and to increase… more...
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  • Smarter working on the road with new TomTom PRO 8 series driver terminals
    Mar 03, 2016 Press Releases

    Smarter working on the road with new TomTom PRO 8…

    Introduction of PRO.connect API extends TomTom WEBFLEET capabilities to fully integrate mobile workforce applications Johannesburg, March 2, 2016– TomTom Telematics has today launched its new PRO 8 series driver terminals which has the potential to… more...
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  • Volvo trucks becomes official supplier to the McLaren-Honda formula 1 team
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Volvo Trucks becomes official supplier to the…

    Volvo Trucks was recently announced as the as an official supplier of trucks and haulage to the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The partnership will see McLaren-Honda take delivery of a brand new fleet of 24 state-of-the-art Volvo FH Series trucks for… more...
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  • Appointment of new MD at Ingersoll Rand South Africa
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Appointment of new MD at Ingersoll Rand South…

    Marais Nel has been appointed as the managing director of Ingersoll Rand South Africa and Country Leader: Compression Technologies and Services from 1 February, 2016. Nel’s Ingersoll Rand experience includes a five-year period as Regional Sales and… more...
    Editor 228
  • Largest fleet order from Eastern Europe for Mercedes-Benz Trucks in its history
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Largest fleet order from Eastern Europe for…

    Lithuanian logistics company orders state-of-the-art tractor units with Euro VI engines Handover of the first trucks at the Mercedes-Benz Woerth plant has started Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: "We are proud to win Girteka Logistics… more...
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  • Reduce your MRO spend with smart procurement
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Reduce your MRO spend with smart procurement

    Many businesses have a cost source that they have not yet considered controlling effectively – and that is where smart procurement can really repay their efforts, said Brian Andrew, South African GM of RS Components and a speaker at the Smart… more...
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  • Building Africa’s biggest data centre
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Building Africa’s biggest data centre

    In a build comprising 17 500sqm, Teraco, Africa’s only vendor neutral data centre, will be adding to its existing colocation facility and creating Africa’s largest data centre. Gys Geyser, Head of Operations – Teraco, says the build is not just an… more...
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  • Budget: Demystifying car rental infographic
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Budget: Demystifying car rental infographic

    Above you will see the infographic which gives answers to all the questions you might have about renting a car with Budget Car rental. View a larger version here more...
    Editor 218
  • Barloworld Logistics Expands into Multi-Temperature Foods Sector
    Mar 02, 2016 Press Releases

    Barloworld Logistics Expands into…

    February 2016 – Leading supply chain solutions provider Barloworld Logistics has expanded its service offering into multi-temperature foods logistics through acquiring 100% of KLL Distributors, and a controlling share in Aspen Logistic Services. KLL… more...
    Editor 225
  • Hino Midrand takes Hino dealers top national award
    Feb 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino Midrand takes Hino dealers top national award

    The McCarthy Group's flagship Hino dealership, Hino Midrand, is Hino South Africa's Dealer of the Year for 2015. The prestigious award was presented at a gala event at the new Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on February 26. Hino Midrand has been part of… more...
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  • The Tyrexpo Africa 2016 show is just two weeks away now!
    Feb 29, 2016 Events

    The Tyrexpo Africa 2016 show is just two weeks…

    With the Tyrexpo Africa 2016 Show in Johannesburg just one week away, almost 100 international companies have been confirmed as exhibitors, ensuring it will be a truly international event. Don’t miss out on our new Tyrexpo Fries&Beer Happy Hour… more...
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  • Poor camera choice and placement compromises security value
    Feb 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Poor camera choice and placement compromises…

    Marc van Jaarsveldt, consultant for The Surveillance Factory, a video surveillance system-integrator, says that despite the exciting features of today’s video surveillance cameras, poor solution design and poor camera placement compromises the end… more...
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  • Imperial Logistics cautious amidst tough trading conditions
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Imperial Logistics cautious amidst tough trading…

    In the face of tough trading conditions and increasing pressure from waning commodities markets, supply chain and logistics leader Imperial Logistics has posted interim results that reflect marginal revenue growth in the majority of the industries… more...
    Editor 195
  • Ongoing vehicle and freight hijackings put a dent in SA’s economy
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Ongoing vehicle and freight hijackings put a dent…

    Johannesburg, 25 February 2016: The issue of freight hijackings is not only a concern for the insurance industry, but a challenge that has also incited a loss for large businesses as well as the Small Medium Enterprises (SME) sector in South Africa.… more...
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  • Ctrack to announce affordable fleet management solution for young and upcoming bus operators at annual SABOA National Conference and Exhibition
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Ctrack to announce affordable fleet management…

    Supporting government initiatives in empowering SMME’s Vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions specialist Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: MiFi), will announce an initiative to empower young and upcoming bus operators… more...
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  • Avis Truck Rental celebrating 36 years and going strong
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Avis Truck Rental celebrating 36 years and going…

    Avis Truck Rental, known for its excellent customer service, is celebrating being one of the oldest truck rental businesses in South Africa by servicing the industry for a staggering 36 years with an immaculate fleet of vehicles to suit every… more...
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  • Women on par golf initiative
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Women on par golf initiative

    Avis, in partnership with The Pro Shop, has launched Women on Par Golf initiative, an event aimed at women in travel who share the same interest in golf. The first Golf Day was launched in December 2015 at the Momentum World of Golf in Woodmead… more...
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  • Advanced telematics and insurance continue to grow closer as demonstrated by CCIC and Ctrack partnership
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Advanced telematics and insurance continue to…

    Policyholders can now get premium discounts based on good driving behaviour Cross Country Insurance Consultants (CCIC) and Ctrack, a subsidiary of Novatel Wireless, Inc (NASDAQ:MIFI), recently formed a partnership in a bid to improve customer… more...
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  • Invitation: Robotic startup Magazino at CeMAT Preview event
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Invitation: Robotic startup Magazino at CeMAT…

    An intelligent picking-robot, enabling “Pick-by-Robot” Toru moves up close to a shelf, where it either grasps the object directly; or using his 3D camera equipped gripper, pulls out a container and scans the contents until the required object is… more...
    Editor 219
  • It’s official! GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ confirms Cape Town’s new Kitesurfing World Record
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    It’s official! GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ confirms…

    Guinness World Records™ have now confirmed that the record set by 415 kitesurfers in Cape Town on 30th January 2016 has been approved as an official Guinness World Record. The day was greeted with perfect conditions for a world record attempt, with… more...
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  • Limiting your claims costs is simple – and it’s not about cutting insurance corners
    Feb 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Limiting your claims costs is simple – and it’s…

    Keeping a handle on the number of insurance claims made by an insurance party is not within the remit of insurance companies. Rather, it’s the insured parties that have all the power to keep their insurance premiums low and the opportunity costs of… more...
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  • CeMAT 2016 puts the spotlight on digitization and automation
    Feb 26, 2016 Events

    CeMAT 2016 puts the spotlight on digitization and…

    World’s leading trade fair for intralogistics expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors from every corner of the globe Lead theme: Smart Supply Chain Solutions Intralogistics sector primed for three-percent growth this year Hannover. The lead… more...
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  • Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports
    Feb 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Local FAW plant nearing 100 mark in local exports

    On the export side of their business FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd has registered 90 units built locally for export into Africa. In February the year another ten FAW J5 tippers units left the local Coega-based production plant for Tanzania.… more...
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  • Technology and Teamwork Leads to Recovery of Hijacked Volvo Bus
    Feb 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Technology and Teamwork Leads to Recovery of…

    A combination of technology, teamwork, professionalism and pure determination ensured that a hijacked bus was safely returned to its rightful owner. One of Volvo Bus Southern Africa’s employees was recently confronted by a gang of criminals while en… more...
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  • UBER and mi-Fone, join forces in Africa for Africa!
    Feb 25, 2016 Press Releases

    UBER and mi-Fone, join forces in Africa for…

    Uber, the international technology company, and mi-Fone The FIRST African Mobile Devices brand, have joined forces to deliver seamless Uber access to mi-Fone customers. Starting in March, the Uber app will be embedded in all new mi-Fone Android… more...
    Editor 237
  • Africa-friendly Hino 500 trucks fit the bill as DRIFTERS' overland safari vehicles
    Feb 23, 2016 Press Releases

    Africa-friendly Hino 500 trucks fit the bill as…

    The "relevant technology for purpose" principle employed by Hino in designing, engineering and building its range of 500-Series trucks has found favour with Drifters, a division of Tourvest Holdings (www.drifters.co.za). What this means is that… more...
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  • Jaguar Land Rover goes the extra mile
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Jaguar Land Rover goes the extra mile

    2015/16 Customer First campaign a repeat success Jaguar Land Rover response vehicles and helicopters assist nearly 500 motorists Teams achieved average response time of just 30 minutes This past festive season Jaguar Land Rover once again embarked… more...
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  • Bumpy Commute? Try Driving on the World's Worst Road
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Bumpy Commute? Try Driving on the World's Worst…

    A Hellish Mix of Potholes, Cobblestones and Speed Bumps­ Potholes are an increasing problem for drivers who are forced to pay for costly repairs. Damage is so bad that recovery services report a huge rise in pothole-related call-outs Ford test… more...
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  • Cartrack reaches 500K subscribers
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Cartrack reaches 500K subscribers

    Since its launch to the market in South Africa in 2004, Cartrack has evolved from a stolen vehicle recovery (SVR) organisation, to a leading global provider of telematics solutions for mobile asset tracking and related data management, through the… more...
    Editor 257
  • Bosch ‘Exchange Campaign’ marks 20% off professional power tools
    Feb 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Bosch ‘Exchange Campaign’ marks 20% off…

    Price-conscious contractors in Africa now have the opportunity to purchase world-class Bosch professional power tools at a 20 percent discounted rate off the retail price, as part of the company’s ‘Exchange Campaign 2016’ that runs from March to… more...
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  • The new events trailer manufactured by Serco for Amalgamated Beverage Industries
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco gives Coca-Cola wheels

    Serco have seen a significant increase in demand for their custom built special events trailers. Recent projects include an events vehicle for Amalgamated Beverage Industries (ABI) complete with a 6m-long stage and high-tech sound and lighting… more...
    Editor 269
  • Deutsche Messe expands CeMAT portfolio
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    Deutsche Messe expands CeMAT portfolio

    CeMAT SOUTHEAST ASIA debuts in Indonesia in February 2017 Parallel events TransAsia Jakarta and ColdChain Indonesia Cooperation with UK-based trade fair company ITE Hannover/Jakarta. Deutsche Messe and international trade fair company ITE Group are… more...
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  • Starting or growing a business? Get your free ticket to Africa’s biggest exhibition of its kind
    Feb 18, 2016 Events

    Starting or growing a business?

    Get your free ticket to Africa’s biggest exhibition of its kind. The 2016 annual My Business Expo is back in Johannesburg on 10 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. Now in its eighth successful year, My Business Expo is Africa’s… more...
    Editor 252
  • NEASA opposes extension of road freight bargaining council agreement to non-parties
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    NEASA opposes extension of road freight…

    The National Employers' Association of South Africa (NEASA) has requested the Minister of Labour not to extend an agreement entered into between employers and trade unions in the Road Freight Industry late last year. Although NEASA is a signatory to… more...
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  • AMT President Douglas K. Woods
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    IAMA 2016: three nominees vying for the 3D award

    The winner will receive the award at the METAV 2016 in Düsseldorf Frankfurt am Main, 16 February 2016. – In the search for a winner, three nominees have been determined for the “International Additive Manufacturing Award 2016“ (IAMA): Additive… more...
    Editor 225
  • As Super Dealer for Cummins Filtration’s range of Fleetguard® engine protection products in southern Africa, HFT will market and distribute the entire Fleetguard range, including NanoNet®.
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    HFT appointed Fleetguard® Super Dealer for…

    Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) has been appointed ‘Super Dealer’ for Cummins Filtration’s range of Fleetguard® engine protection products for southern Africa, as part of a recent distribution agreement. This collaboration means that HFT, the hydraulic… more...
    Editor 260
  • The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter sets the standard for hassle-free operation
    Feb 18, 2016 Press Releases

    The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter sets the standard for…

    Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: yet another industry first CharterWay Service BestBasic offers operators peace of mind PRETORIA - When the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter made its debut in 1995, it was the first van to be fitted as standard with disc brakes on both… more...
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  • Make way for the driverless truck
    Feb 16, 2016 Press Releases

    Make way for the driverless truck

    We all know that the trucking industry in South Africa faces serious challenges. However, says Toni Fritz, Head of Vehicle and Asset Finance – Business at Standard Bank, perhaps the time has come to just list these and then take a peek into the… more...
    Editor 243
  • HCV wins PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for Commercial Vehicles UMAs for second year running
    Feb 16, 2016 Press Releases

    HCV wins PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for…

    HCV wins PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for Commercial Vehicles UMAs for second year running Johannesburg, South Africa, February 2016 – Heavy Commercial Vehicle Underwriting Managers (HCV) has won the PMR.africa Diamond Arrow Award for 2015 in the… more...
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  • German machine tool industry expects moderate growth in 2016
    Feb 16, 2016 Press Releases

    German machine tool industry expects moderate…

    Sector sets another record for production output in 2015 Frankfurt am Main, 15 February 2016. – For 2016, the German machine tool industry is cautiously optimistic. “We’re expecting moderate growth of 1 per cent in 2016,” says Dr. Heinz-Jürgen… more...
    Editor 252
  • Elements of a safety program
    Feb 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Elements of a safety program

    With budgets being streamlined and the costs related to the running of a fleet on the increase, we are ever on the alert for best practice standards which are applied in other parts of the globe. The North American continent is one such area that… more...
    Editor 250
  • The IRTE Johannesburg Centre 2016 Annual General Meeting and Annual Supplier's Evening
    Feb 15, 2016 Events

    The IRTE Johannesburg Centre 2016 Annual General…

    Date: Thursday, 18 February 2016 Time: AGM (Members Only) - Boardroom 16h30 Open Meeting - Clubhouse 17h30 Venue:Mandeville Sports CentreCorner 10th Street & 7th AvenueBezuidenhout Valley(011) 616 7576 Open Evening Topic:Development of Training Rigs… more...
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  • My Business Expo : VIP Invite
    Feb 14, 2016 Events

    My Business Expo : VIP Invite

    Get your free ticket today! Africa’s most successful show for anyone starting or growing a business. JO'BURG - 10 March 2016 Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand more...
    Editor 310
  • China and SA trade gives growth to SA economy
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    China and SA trade gives growth to SA economy

    According to economic experts, the future economic ties between South Africa and China will be based on even more in-depth co-operation. China is currently South Africa’s largest trading partner. International Relations and Cooperation Minister… more...
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  • Daimler opens new Regional Centre for Commercial Vehicles in Southern Africa
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Daimler opens new Regional Centre for Commercial…

    Regional Centre for Southern Africa is responsible for sales and after-sales of Mercedes-Benz trucks and buses, FUSO trucks and buses, Freightliner trucks, Western Star trucks and Mercedes-Benz vans Nine commercial vehicles markets to be managed in… more...
    Editor 312
  • Open letter to the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Ms Dipuo Peters
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Open letter to the Minister of Transport, the…

    Dear Madame Minister, I noted with great interest the Road Traffic Management Corporation’s advertorial published in several newspapers in late January, congratulating the country’s road safety activists, emergency personnel and health practitioners… more...
    Editor 256
  • DEPRAG honoured as “Preferred System Integrator”
    Feb 14, 2016 Press Releases

    DEPRAG honoured as “Preferred System Integrator”

    DEPRAG has been recognised as the “Preferred System Integrator” of Stäubli Tec-Systems Robotics. This distinction demonstrates Stäubli’s appreciation of the loyal and reliable partnership between the companies. Over the many years of positive… more...
    Editor 238
  • Turkey: a very promising market for intralogistics providers
    Feb 10, 2016 Events

    Turkey: a very promising market for…

    Turkey committed to massive investment in multimodal logistics centers Materials Handling EURASIA the leading intralogistics fair for the Eurasia region Hannover. It’s almost time for Materials Handling EURASIA, the leading intralogistics trade fair… more...
    Editor 281
  • Largest tool range under one brand in South Africa
    Feb 10, 2016 Press Releases

    Largest tool range under one brand in South Africa

    February 2016: The largest tool range under one brand in South Africa is currently available from Jonnesway, distributed by Bearings International (BI), part of the Hudaco Group. This extensive range caters for the aviation, industrial, automotive… more...
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  • Logistics Sector Joins Cape Industries Showcase
    Feb 10, 2016 Events

    Logistics Sector Joins Cape Industries Showcase

    Two world-class distribution, materials handling and storage expos have been added to the Cape Industries Showcase (CIS) taking place from 13 to 15 July 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Cape Logistics Expo and the… more...
    Editor 282
  • : Konecranes provides services throughout Southern Africa © Konecranes
    Feb 10, 2016 Press Releases

    The Konecranes comprehensive and systematic…

    /INS. Focusing on the entire lifecycle of lifting equipment Konemaintenance program that supports long-term safety and performance. Preventive maintenance is the foundation of Lifecycle Care Lifecycle Care is a systematic, consistent, comprehensive… more...
    Editor 258
  • Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2 images Online now
    Feb 08, 2016 Press Releases

    Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing MX2…

    Husqvarna Motorcycles are pleased to announce the release of the official imagery of the Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing Team set to compete in the MX2 class of the 2016 FIM Motocross World Championship. For 2016 the team fields a strong… more...
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  • SEW-EURODRIVE, and the division’s newly-appointed General Manager Greg Perry
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    SEW-EURODRIVE to streamline operational…

    The operations division is at the heart of SEW-EURODRIVE, and the division’s newly-appointed General Manager Greg Perry is eager to consolidate on current successes to improve service delivery. The scope of the SEW-EURODRIVE operations division… more...
    Editor 263
  • Budget rent a car hits the ground running as 2016 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon car rental partner
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Budget rent a car hits the ground running as 2016…

    As one of South Africa’s premium marathon events, Budget Rent a Car is excited to be the exclusive car rental partner at the 46th Annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. Budget Rent a Car joined Avis southern Africa earlier this year, which has… more...
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  • Get ahead of the pack at Propak Africa 2016
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Get ahead of the pack at Propak Africa 2016

    Propak Africa: The largest show of its kind on the African Continent! Whether you’re into canning or tinning, bottling or bagging, wrapping or labelling, recycling or plastics – find industry leaders all under one roof at Propak Africa 2016. Get… more...
    Editor 262
  • More International Buyers Attend SAITEX Every Year
    Feb 04, 2016 Events

    More International Buyers Attend SAITEX Every Year

    For over 20 years, the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) has attracted thousands of business visitors from around the world, and more arrive every year. SAITEX has a massive following in local and overseas markets, with… more...
    Editor 319
  • Safety for pedestrians and cyclists in London's inner-city traffic
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Safety for pedestrians and cyclists in London's…

    First Mercedes-Benz Econic tippers with maximised safety equipment for British road-construction company FM Conway Ltd. using two Mercedes-Benz Econic tippers with mobile crane and clamshell bucket in London for the first time Manoeuvrable… more...
    Editor 278
  • Strategic move sees Barloworld Transport acquire Aspen Logistic Services
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Strategic move sees Barloworld Transport acquire…

    In a strategic business move, Barloworld Transport recently acquired 51% of leading refrigerated transport company Aspen Logistic Services. The controlling share was obtained in a successful deal between Barloworld Transport Chief Executive, Neil… more...
    Editor 306
  • Europe drives demand for machine tools in 2015
    Feb 04, 2016 Press Releases

    Europe drives demand for machine tools in 2015

    Frankfurt am Main, 1 February 2016. – In the fourth quarter of 2015, the German machine tool industry recorded 3-per-cent growth in order bookings compared to the final quarter of 2014. Orders from both Germany and abroad increased equally, up by 3… more...
    Editor 277
  • Virgin Kitesurfing Armada sets new World Record in Cape Town
    Feb 01, 2016 Events

    Virgin Kitesurfing Armada sets new World Record…

    The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada took place today in South Africa, bringing together hundreds of kitesurfers in an attempt to break the record for the ‘Largest Parade of Kitesurfers’ , currently held by Spain. In fantastic conditions, the kiting… more...
    Editor 310
  • New Volkswagen Caddy
    Feb 01, 2016 Press Releases

    New Volkswagen Caddy

    Fourth-generation Caddy available in panel van and passenger-carrying variants Sleek new exterior and completely redesigned interior Power outputs range from 81kW to 103kW - manual and DSG transmissions options Boasts new range of class-leading… more...
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  • Landmark agreement between FAW Trucks and Associated Motor Holdings (AMH)
    Feb 01, 2016 Press Releases

    Landmark agreement between FAW Trucks and…

    Johannesburg, January 2016: A significant agreement has been reached between FAW and Associated Motor Holdings (AMH), part of the Imperial Group, to offer the best sales experience, top-notch quality service, parts and maintenance provision to all… more...
    Editor 331
  • Tracker celebrates 75 000 vehicle recoveries
    Feb 01, 2016 Press Releases

    Tracker celebrates 75 000 vehicle recoveries

    Committed to preventing and reducing crime in South Africa Johannesburg, January, 2016: This week Tracker celebrated a major milestone in the company’s history when it racked up 75 000 vehicle recoveries since the inception of the business in 1996.… more...
    Editor 302
  • GPS tracking unit receives VSS certification
    Jan 29, 2016 Press Releases

    GPS tracking unit receives VSS certification

    GPS Tracking Solutions, a company in the Eqstra Holdings Group, has been awarded a 10 out of 10 VSS Certification for its GPS 007 Tracking Device. VSS Administration is a technology driven company that specialises in vehicle security accreditation.… more...
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  • Kitesurfing Armada starts today
    Jan 29, 2016 Events

    Kitesurfing Armada starts today

    The time is here as Cape Town attempts to set a new Guinness World Record for the "Largest Parade of Kitesurfers" as potentially 400 kiteboarding enthusiasts from around the world make their way from Dolphin Beach to Doodles in Tableview in order to… more...
    Editor 406
  • Clairwood Logistics Park given the go ahead
    Jan 29, 2016 Press Releases

    Clairwood Logistics Park given the go ahead

    Construction of the R3,5 billion Clairwood Logistics Park will begin within the first quarter of 2016, creating much needed employment and business opportunities within the South Durban Basin. KwaZulu-Natal’s MEC of Economic Development, Tourism and… more...
    Editor 296
  • Carmelo Impelluso appointed Africa RHD & South Africa Iveco Brand and Iveco Joint Venture Director
    Jan 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Carmelo Impelluso appointed Africa RHD & South…

    CNH Industrial, a global leader in the capital goods sector and the parent company of IVECO has announced that effective from January 2016, Carmelo Impelluso has been tasked with overseeing operations in IVECO South Africa & Africa Right Hand Drive… more...
    Editor 381
  • Stop playing the blame game, and get the basics right
    Jan 26, 2016 Press Releases

    Stop playing the blame game, and get the basics…

    South Africans are great at playing the blame game, particularly when it’s easy to deflect the blame, or when it’s easy to blame the obvious candidate, while the real party at fault manages to avoid responsibility. There’s no environment where this… more...
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  • The newly built SPH Transport Services vehicle.
    Jan 25, 2016 Press Releases

    Serco wins meat hanger deal by shedding weight

    The challenge was all about losing weight in the body of a meat hanger truck while not compromising strength and durability. If Serco could achieve the result they got an additional order but if they couldn’t they would lose out. Serco designers… more...
    Editor 347
  • Mathe group-boosting KZN’s economic growth through waste management
    Jan 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Mathe group-boosting KZN’s economic growth…

    While the informal sector manages to put bread on the table for many South Africans, there is a clear demand for more support for innovation and skills in the entrepreneurship sphere. REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South… more...
    Editor 481
  • Nissan’s advanced lithium-ion battery plant in Sunderland to make future generation electric vehicle batteries
    Jan 24, 2016 Press Releases

    Nissan’s advanced lithium-ion battery plant in…

    Announcement comes as Nissan launches third generation all-electric LEAF with class-leading range of up to 250km • Two billion electric miles driven by over 200,000 Nissan EVs worldwide Sunderland, UK, 21st January 2016: Nissan today announced a… more...
    Editor 384
  • Connecting and Protecting the Connected Car
    Jan 21, 2016 Press Releases

    Connecting and Protecting the Connected Car

    Laird extends reach within Enterprise Internet of Things market with Novero acquisition January 20, 2016 – Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) announces today that it has completed the acquisition and taken ownership of German based,… more...
    Editor 340
  • REDISA flies SA flag high at Circular Awards Ceremony in Davos
    Jan 21, 2016 Press Releases

    REDISA flies SA flag high at Circular Awards…

    REDISA was awarded Runner-up for the Circular Economy Governments, Cities and Regions Award at The Circulars awards at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 19 January. The award recognises the public policy initiative which best enables an… more...
    Editor 414
  • MiX Telematics leads in South African Fleet Management Market
    Jan 21, 2016 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics leads in South African Fleet…

    Top telematics service provider recognised in recent Berg Insight Report Johannesburg, January 2016 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has been recognised by a recently published Berg Insight… more...
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  • Hino finishes 25th consecutive Dakar rally
    Jan 20, 2016 Press Releases

    Hino finishes 25th consecutive Dakar rally

    Wins its class again, further building on an amazing reliability record Hino, the leading Japanese truck manufacturer and the first one from that country to enter the gruelling Dakar Rally, way back in 1991, registered its 25th consecutive finish in… more...
    Editor 313
  • Let your feet speak for your heart
    Jan 20, 2016 Events

    Let your feet speak for your heart

    National Tekkie Tax Day is part of the South-African calendar for three years already and this year we celebrate it on Friday 27 May. This campaign gives you the opportunity to show with your feet where your heart lies. Choose your sticker for a… more...
    Editor 417
  • Gear shift knobs for trucks and buses
    Jan 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Gear shift knobs for trucks and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 353
  • Renewed focus for Volvo group Southern Africa as challenging market conditions continue
    Jan 15, 2016 Press Releases

    Renewed focus for Volvo group Southern Africa as…

    14 January 2016, Ekurhuleni, South Africa. A combination of macroeconomic factors, including a weak exchange rate, pressure on inflation and interest rates, as well low business confidence levels, has contributed to a decline in local truck sales… more...
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  • FAW Trucks Recommended Retail Price List, effective from 18 January, 2016
    Jan 15, 2016 Press Releases

    FAW Trucks Recommended Retail Price List,…

    HEAVY COMMERCIAL 8.140 FL 5 Ton C/Cab………………………………………………………………………….. R259,000 8.140 FD 3.5 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl. PTO………………………………………………….. R268,500 15.180 FL 8 Ton C/Cab………………………………………………………………………..R319,000 15.180 FD 6 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl.… more...
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  • Year of belt-tightening ahead for fleet managers
    Jan 14, 2016 Press Releases

    Year of belt-tightening ahead for fleet managers

    With economic relief unlikely any time soon, South African fleet managers are set to continue in belt-tightening mode through the coming year which will bring relentless pressure to reduce costs and to squeeze every bit of value out of their… more...
    Editor 377
  • AVIS in Africa - Infographic
    Jan 14, 2016 Press Releases

    AVIS in Africa - Infographic

    Infographic below which highlights the top things to remember when travelling and renting a car in and around Africa. It also demonstrates the broad footprint Avis has within Africa; with branches in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa to… more...
    Editor 374
  • Continental invites stakeholders to a global dialog on automated driving
    Jan 13, 2016 Press Releases

    Continental invites stakeholders to a global…

    Now the future of automated driving has a neutral, public address online, www.2025AD.com The new website fosters discussions of legal and social aspects on the mobility of the future Detroit, Michigan, January 12, 2016. Today, the technology company… more...
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  • CeMAT – Special dedicated display area for cranes and lifting equipment
    Jan 13, 2016 Events

    CeMAT – Special dedicated display area for cranes…

    Cranes & Lifting Equipment Pavilion puts digitalization center stage Hannover, Germany. Ergonomics and digitalization are the defining features of the workplace in production and logistics. The manufacturers of cranes and crane systems have to… more...
    Editor 388
  • The Internet of Everything is 2016’s big bang theory according to the JCSE
    Jan 13, 2016 Press Releases

    The Internet of Everything is 2016’s big bang…

    While Gartner in its ‘Top Ten Strategic Technology Trends for 2016’ says the year will be all about the Internet of Things and smart devices talking to each other, Prof Barry Dwolatzky, director of the Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE)… more...
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  • 130 years of the automobile: Mercedes-Benz launches a further revolution in mobility in Detroit
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    130 years of the automobile: Mercedes-Benz…

    Stuttgart. The inventor of the automobile is presenting the most advanced production vehicle in the world, the new E-Class, at the Detroit motor show. It sets new standards for safety, efficiency and automobile intelligence. On 29 January 1886 Carl… more...
    Editor 357
  • New Ford Lab Integrates Wearables and Vehicles
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    New Ford Lab Integrates Wearables and Vehicles

    Ford Looks at Linking Health Data to Driver-Assist Technology As more consumers embrace wearable devices such as smart watches, glasses and fitness trackers, Ford is opening the Automotive Wearables Experience lab at its Research and Innovation… more...
    Editor 399
  • The GPS secondary tracking unit provides for tracking services globally and aids stolen vehicle recovery.
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    Secondary unit aids vehicle recovery

    GPS Tracking Solutions, a company in the Eqstra Holdings Group, has introduced an enhanced back up GPS tracking unit to aid vehicle recovery in the event of theft. The back-up unit is installed in an unobtrusive area of the vehicle, away from the… more...
    Editor 366
  • New publication plots country’s journey towards inclusive economic development
    Jan 12, 2016 Press Releases

    New publication plots country’s journey towards…

    South Africa, January 2016: A new report on South Africa just produced by the global publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG), charts the country’s two-decade evolution from apartheid to Rainbow Nation, while asking… more...
    Editor 429
  • 71mm-high solid-state relays from RS Components boost channel capacity in space-constrained applications
    Jan 08, 2016 Press Releases

    71mm-high solid-state relays from RS Components

    Boost channel capacity in space-constrained applications Sleek enclosure design allows up to 24-character identification to aid safe and accurate wiring January 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of… more...
    Editor 411
  • Mercedes-Benz at the CES 2016:
    Jan 07, 2016 Events

    Mercedes-Benz at the CES 2016: "It's all about…

    Mercedes-Benz is the pioneer when it comes to digitalisation in the automotive industry Mercedes me: new benchmark for individual customer contact LAS VEGAS, USA - Mercedes-Benz is the pioneer when it comes to digitalisation in the automotive… more...
    Editor 562
  • Announcement: Welcoming Thales as a Gold Sponsor for Africa Rail 2016
    Jan 07, 2016 Events

    Announcement: Welcoming Thales as a Gold Sponsor…

    We are delighted to announce that Thales will be joining Africa Rail as a gold sponsor yet again. Thales - Serving both the freight and passenger transport markets, Thales’s worldwide expertise ranges from greenfield projects to upgrades and… more...
    Editor 445
  • South Africa Year in Review 2015
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    South Africa Year in Review 2015

    South Africa has a host of appealing competitive advantages. It remains the continent’s second-largest economy – benefitting from a large manufacturing base, more than $2.5trn worth of metal and mineral deposits, and one of the most robust financial… more...
    Editor 378
  • Guiness World Record attempt
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Guiness World Record attempt

    The Virgin Kitesurfing Armada South Africa is a unique GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title breaking attempt, bringing together the kitesurfing community and industry from around the world for an action packed day of kitesurfing, entertainment and… more...
    Editor 434
  • Construction expectations: economic rebalancing in 2016
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Construction expectations: economic rebalancing…

    06 January 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa, Construction trends for 2016 reveal economic rebalancing, with activity fading in the mining sector, but picking up in home building, says Frans Pienaar, Chairman of Inyatsi Construction. “Even though… more...
    Editor 411
  • Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Team finish 4th in 71st Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
    Jan 06, 2016 Press Releases

    Giovanni Soldini and the Maserati Team finish 4th…

    Modena, 05 January, 2016 - TheVOR 70 "Maserati"crossed the finish-line fourth in the 71st edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, one of the most grueling events on the international sailing calendar. The Italian racing yacht covered the… more...
    Editor 365
  • DT Spare Parts defies the desert once again
    Jan 04, 2016 Press Releases

    DT Spare Parts defies the desert once again

    The premium spare-parts brand supports partners in the Dakar Rally DT Spare Parts will, for the second time, be in at the start of the world’s toughest desert rally. When the starting signal for the Dakar Rally is given in January 2016, the brand… more...
    Editor 401
  • The Dacia Duster Commercial scoops What Van?’s 4x4 van of 2016 Award
    Dec 22, 2015 Press Releases

    The Dacia Duster Commercial scoops What Van?’s…

    The Dacia Duster Commercial has taken the ‘Best 4x4 Van’ prize at the What Van? 2016 Awards in the United Kingdom. The model was singled out for its off-road capability, travelling comfort and value for money, and was seen as a versatile asset for… more...
    Editor 455
  • Class-leading aerodynamics, striking design details for Hyundai's new alternative-fuel IONIQ
    Dec 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Class-leading aerodynamics, striking design…

    Teaser rendering highlights eye-catching silhouette and design details Sleek and simple exterior reduces aerodynamic drag for greater efficiency Elegant interior combines environmentally-friendly materials and flexible space A new rendering of… more...
    Editor 400
  • Markus Geyer appointed as Managing Director of MAN Truck & Bus (S.A.)
    Dec 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Markus Geyer appointed as Managing Director of…

    MAN Truck & Bus AG has appointed Markus Geyer as Managing Director (MD) of the German commercial vehicle manufacturer in South Africa and the Sub Equatorial Region. Within the first quartet of 2016 Mr. Geyer will assume responsibility from Geoffrey… more...
    Editor 448
  • Latest appointments at Voith Commercial Vehicles Division
    Dec 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Latest appointments at Voith Commercial Vehicles…

    Voith Commercial Vehicles Division has appointed Quintin Gruhn (below) as key account manager, reporting directly to Frederick Smit, with effect from 1 November 2015. Gruhn will be responsible for nurturing profitable growth in Africa by being the… more...
    Editor 473
  • BASF receives “Design for Asia Awards 2015” for coatings color trend book
    Dec 18, 2015 Press Releases

    BASF receives “Design for Asia Awards 2015” for…

    Global color trend book “RAW” wins award for its design quality Unique color communication tool for automotive designers worldwide Ludwigshafen, Germany – December, 2015 – BASF has been recognized at the “Design for Asia Awards 2015” for the latest… more...
    Editor 471
  • Relays for trucks, trailers and buses
    Dec 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Relays for trucks, trailers and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 405
  • Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships for Innovation and Value Creation
    Dec 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships for…

    The following insights were drawn from a session on Advanced Manufacturing Partnerships at the Manufacturing Indaba conference held in Ekurhuleni in June this year. Garth Williams, Director of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies at the Department of… more...
    Editor 437
  • MiX Telematics Africa receives ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certification
    Dec 15, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics Africa receives ISO 9001:2008…

    MiX Telematics Africa, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, together with their consumer brands Matrix and Beame, has been awarded the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System… more...
    Editor 452
  • Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen speaks at the dedication ceremony Dec. 12, 2015.
    Dec 14, 2015 Press Releases

    ROC Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen at…

    ROC Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen presides over a ceremony marking the opening of a wharf and lighthouse on Taiping Island, demonstrating the ROC’s commitment to making Taiping Island a peaceful and low-carbon island, as well as an… more...
    Editor 359
  • The future is HERE: Tomorrow’s mobility begins with real-time digital maps
    Dec 14, 2015 Press Releases

    The future is HERE: Tomorrow’s mobility begins…

    AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG successfully conclude HERE acquisition HERE as leading provider of technology for digitized world of mobility Data from vehicle sensors to accelerate development of open location platform HERE to expand business in… more...
    Editor 425
  • NAAMSA Comment on ministerial appointments
    Dec 13, 2015 Press Releases

    NAAMSA Comment on ministerial appointments

    NAAMSA recognises that ministerial appointments are the constitutional prerogative of the President and the Association therefore will not comment on the merits of the announced changes in the leadership responsible for financial administration and… more...
    Editor 386
  • HondaJet Receives Type Certification From Federal Aviation Administration
    Dec 11, 2015 Press Releases

    HondaJet Receives Type Certification From Federal…

    The HondaJet received type certification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday. Honda Aircraft Company and the FAA made the announcement today at the Honda Aircraft headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. The… more...
    Editor 427
  • Announcing: The inaugural Africa Gas Forum at AEI
    Dec 11, 2015 Events

    Announcing: The inaugural Africa Gas Forum at…

    South Africa has rapidly become a world player in renewable energy and is well on its way to achieving government’s goal of 30% clean energy by 2025, and there are exciting programme developments confirmed for Africa’s energy event of the year - the… more...
    Editor 534
  • First ever South Africa Bike Festival to be held at the all new Kyalami grand prix circuit, Gauteng
    Dec 11, 2015 Events

    First ever South Africa Bike Festival to be held…

    Clarion Events UK are thrilled to announce the launch of South Africa Bike Festival, powered by Discovery Channel, to be held at the newly rejuvenated Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Gauteng. From Friday 27 May to Sunday 29 May 2016, Kyalami will open… more...
    Editor 526
  • The Zuma Rand
    Dec 11, 2015 Press Releases

    The Zuma Rand

    It just goes to show that apparently anyone can be finance minister, just that you know. Swimming naked has suddenly acquired a new meaning as SA got a new finance minister ready to do his master’s bidding, which is to approve trillion Rand nuclear… more...
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  • Safeguarding of confidential data is a priority for SEW-EURODRIVE
    Dec 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Safeguarding of confidential data is a priority…

    SEW-EURODRIVE is committed to the highest level of information security throughout the value creation chain, and its certification according to the new globally established ISO27001:2013 security standard is evidence of this commitment. The revised… more...
    Editor 422
  • Mark your calendar for 3 days of business, knowledge sharing and networking
    Dec 11, 2015 Events

    Mark your calendar for 3 days of business,…

    It’s All Happening from 8 – 10 March 2016, Sandton Convention Centre Singapore, 09 December 2015 - Tyrexpo Africa 2016 taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg is now just over three months away from opening in early March next… more...
    Editor 462
  • Imperial Road Safety, Bakwena & N3TC recommit to intensive road, and substance-use, policing this holiday season!
    Dec 10, 2015 Press Releases

    Imperial Road Safety, Bakwena & N3TC recommit to…

    Commitment to road safety critical during December/January holiday period As part of Imperial Road Safety’s commitment to raising awareness and supporting key initiatives that encourage road safety, the company announced its recommitment to their… more...
    Editor 521
  • CAIA and Railway Safety Regulator reiterate importance of training in SADC
    Dec 07, 2015 Press Releases

    CAIA and Railway Safety Regulator reiterate…

    The Chemical and Allied Industries' Association (CAIA) and the Railway Safety Regulator (RSR met on 3 December 2015 for the annual review of the memorandum of understanding (MOU), signed in 2009. In addition to the normal issues, the matter of… more...
    Editor 453
  • A holistic approach to development in Africa for pit to port infrastructure
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    A holistic approach to development in Africa for…

    According to a KPMG blog the cost of road, rail and port infrastructure is the biggest obstacle to mining development in Africa. The continent, with an abundance of resource and market potential, sits on an opportunity that, if unlocked, would have… more...
    Editor 528
  • Matthew Norval (Chief Operations Officer Wilderness Foundation) and Tracy Maclear (Goodyear Marketing & Brand Manager) with one of the vehicles newly fitted with Goodyear Wranglers.
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching vehicles on…

    Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers on the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team. This is the fourth year that the tyre manufacturer is sponsoring the rugged, all terrain 4x4 tyres to help give the anti-poaching teams an… more...
    Editor 497
  • Save the date for the Rotary International Economic Development Conference that is heading to Cape Town in 2016
    Dec 06, 2015 Events

    Save the date for the Rotary International…

    Rotary International is delighted to announce that they will be hosting the International Economic Development Conference in Cape Town on 27 February 2016. South Africa’s unemployment rates are among the highest in the world: 35% of people are out… more...
    Editor 463
  • Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen produces its 20-millionth vehicle
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen produces its…

    Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars: "The twenty-million cars from the Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen would stretch two and a half times around the world. For Mercedes-Benz, this… more...
    Editor 480
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa celebrates 125 000th truck to roll off its East London plant assembly line
    Dec 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa celebrates 125 000th…

    First truck rolled off the Mercedes-Benz East London assembly line in 1962 Success of Mercedes-Benz Trucks attributed to robust relationships and quality products Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) added yet another milestone to its long and… more...
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  • UBER and SAB PLEDGE to take drunk drivers off the road this festive season
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    UBER and SAB PLEDGE to take drunk drivers off the…

    UBER and SAB PLEDGE to take drunk drivers off the road this festive season Uber and SAB are working together to help reduce the number of deaths caused by drunk driving ahead of the festive season, when alcohol-related traffic accidents are… more...
    Editor 479
  • Growth recovery continues for SA truck market
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Growth recovery continues for SA truck market

    The strong recovery in the South African commercial vehicle market continued for the fourth consecutive month, registering an 8.9% year-on-year growth for November to reach 2 976 units. This is according to the latest combined results released by… more...
    Editor 462
  • Hino continues to lead the way in SA customer survey
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Hino continues to lead the way in SA customer…

    Hino remained the overall leader among truck brands in the third quarter Scott Byers Comparative Customer Satisfaction Monitor, which is the result of a quarterly survey conducted among thousands of South African truck operators on the Scott Byers… more...
    Editor 470
  • Hino South Africa came out top in the annual regional parts contest for distributors in Africa, the Middle East and Europe for the second consecutive year. Seen in the photo is the winning team (from left): Khathu Mudonde, Hino Parts Operations Support Manager; Dorcas Karosa, Hino Parts Senior Analyst; Gao Malau, Hino Parts Inventory Manager; Chris Jansen van Vuuren, Hino National Parts Manager; Charl Oosthuizen, Toyota Parts Interpretation and Sudesh Sanilall, Senior Manager Hino Customer Service and After Sales
    Dec 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Hino SA comes out top in regional parts contest

    Hino South Africa has come out top in the Parts category in the Africa/Middle East/Europe region for the second successive year, competing against 15 other countries. The winner is decided on the basis of data supplied by each distributor as well as… more...
    Editor 441
  • Rhys Evans, MD at ALCO-Safe
    Dec 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Putting the brakes on drinking this festive season

    We have all seen it, the carnage of road accidents over the December period, covered across a vast spectrum of media. We have all seen the warnings and we know of the repercussions of getting behind the wheel after drinking, yet still, a select few… more...
    Editor 492
  • Retailers should optimize supply chains to ensure customer satisfaction this festive season
    Dec 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Retailers should optimize supply chains to ensure…

    The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season The e-commerce shopping experience is increasingly becoming a popular option for consumers during the festive season. Retailers… more...
    Editor 383
  • SA’s top VW car franchise opens new MAN dealership
    Dec 02, 2015 Press Releases

    SA’s top VW car franchise opens new MAN dealership

    With a history dating back to 1973, Alpine Motors has earned an enviable reputation in the South African automotive retail industry, with a business ethos centred on superior customer service that has made the Volkswagen (VW)/Audi franchise the top… more...
    Editor 489
  • Chinese business confidence brings New Hope to South Africa
    Nov 25, 2015 Press Releases

    Chinese business confidence brings New Hope to…

    The commitment of giants like FAW Trucks boosts local investment At an initial investment value of just over R200 million, the leading Chinese animal husbandry, animal feed and meat products manufacturer - New Hope Group – has established its first… more...
    Editor 548
  • Why we need a state-run third-party insurance provider
    Nov 25, 2015 Press Releases

    Why we need a state-run third-party insurance…

    By Chris Barry, MD of HCV Insurance With vehicle insurance not being compulsory in South Africa, experts estimate that only 30% to 40% of vehicles on the road are covered, making all drivers on the road vulnerable to the costly after-effects of an… more...
    Editor 546
  • Project management in a time of crisis
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Project management in a time of crisis

    Thought leadership: Prof PMD Rwelamila, project management lecturer at Unisa graduate School of Business Leadership In the bid to meet the challenges associated with expanding power consumption in the country, South Africa’s power utility, Eskom,… more...
    Editor 500
  • South African decision-makers adopt mobile business intelligence
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    South African decision-makers adopt mobile…

    Thought leadership article by Prof Visvanathan Naicker, Area Head of Management Systems at Unisa graduate School of Business Leadership. In today’s competitive corporate environment, managerial decision-making processes require a wealth of… more...
    Editor 482
  • •	“From L to R: Gerald De Causemaeker from ExxonMobil, Clint Nickall of Centlube and Paul Mansour from enX Group celebrate the new partnership with Lawrence Kearns and Vincent Cartier from ExxonMobil at the Mobil Lubricant Experience.”
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    ExxonMobil Expands Operations and Appoints New…

    Opens office dedicated to lubricants in South Africa Signs Centlube as authorised distributor for the country Holds major re-launch event in Pretoria to mark renewed focus on dynamic market JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – ExxonMobil has opened a new… more...
    Editor 495
  • Innovation Insight for the SA Brands’ Packaging Industry
    Nov 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Innovation Insight for the SA Brands’ Packaging…

    Packaging innovation specialists seeks to help South African packaging sector compete better in the world’s packaging closure market Arno Rabie, Managing Director of UK package innovation marketing strategists, Smooth HIP Ltd, is no stranger to… more...
    Editor 469
  • Deidre Penfold CAIA
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Responsible Care® Initiative sees increase in…

    The Executive Director of Chemical and Allied Industries’ Association, Deidré Penfold, launched the 2015 Responsible Care® Performance Report on 19 November 2015 in Johannesburg. The report covered the chemical industry’s progress in meeting the… more...
    Editor 465
  • Certificate granted to Car World winner of the National Panelbeater of the year category. From left to right: Francois Theron COO Discovery Insure, Dion Scanlen Car World, Themba Baloyi Executive Director Discovery insure, Anton Ossip CEO Discovery Insure.
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Discovery partners delivered exceptional service…

    Discovery Insure recognised partners for service delivery excellence Every year, Discovery Insure recognises its top performing partners, and this year’s Discovery Insure Partner Awards mark a particularly high service delivery year, as Discovery… more...
    Editor 485
  • TUKS team finishes third in national all-terrain vehicle endurance race
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    TUKS team finishes third in national all-terrain…

    Mechanical engineering students at the University of Pretoria (TUKS) have achieved an overall third place in the South African mini BAJA series – having scooped first place in cost report, third in design, and third in the endurance race. The event… more...
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  • : (Left to right) Dr. Andreas Gruchow, member of the managing board at Deutsche Messe AG, and Stephan Schostok, Mayor of Hannover, visit an exhibitor at PTC ASIA 2015.
    Nov 20, 2015 Events

    Deutsche Messe’s industrial fairs in Shanghai…

    Smart manufacturing and intralogistics build path to Made in China 2025 Delegation from Lower Saxony strengthens Hannover-Shanghai connection Hannover/Shanghai. Deutsche Messe’s industrial trade fairs in Shanghai – PTC ASIA, CeMAT ASIA, ComVac ASIA,… more...
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  • The Renault Duster Oroch voted best pick-up of the year in Brazil
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    The Renault Duster Oroch voted best pick-up of…

    The Renault Duster Oroch was voted Best Pick-up of the Year by Brazil’s CAR Magazine at the 2016 CAR Awards which recognise the year’s best new products in the country. The voting took place in two phases, with journalists from CAR Magazine drawing… more...
    Editor 492
  • New GSX-R1000 expected in South Africa by end 2016
    Nov 20, 2015 Press Releases

    New GSX-R1000 expected in South Africa by end 2016

    6th generation of Suzuki GSX-R1000 - breaks cover in Italy The competitive motorcycle market in South Africa is eagerly awaiting the 2016 arrival of the latest Suzuki GSX-R1000, sixth generation of the legendary R line that was first launched no… more...
    Editor 681
  • Murray Price
    Nov 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Operational dashboard reduces fleet costs

    Optimising fleet performance while minimizing costs remains the single biggest challenge facing fleet operators. To do this effectively, operators need to measure fleet performance on an on-going basis. In a recent white paper aimed at guiding fleet… more...
    Editor 511
  • Oliver Facey, VP Operations for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa
    Nov 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Consumers to take note of potential customs…

    In the lead up to the festive season, consumers are increasingly turning to online shopping portals instead of visiting physical stores due the convenience that these platforms offer. According to Oliver Facey, VP Operations for DHL Express Sub… more...
    Editor 456
  • Tectra Automation supplies handling systems for Iveco assembly plant
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Tectra Automation supplies handling systems for…

    Tectra Automation has recently supplied two Schmalz vacuum handling systems to Iveco South Africa’s bus manufacturing facility in Rosslyn, Pretoria. The handling systems will lift and transport the roof and side panels for assembly and fitment onto… more...
    Editor 475
  • New vehicle price inflation in SA slows as consumers continue shift to used cars
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    New vehicle price inflation in SA slows as…

    16 November 2015: The latest Vehicle Pricing Index (VPI) report released by TransUnion today reveals that despite a significant depreciation in the Rand and a rising cost of living, new vehicle price inflation in South Africa continued to slow in… more...
    Editor 510
  • Foton to enter SUV market in SA next year
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Foton to enter SUV market in SA next year

    Foton, one of the largest and most successful vehicle manufacturers in China, is set to make its first foray into the South African sports utility vehicle (SUV) market next year when it launches its competitively-priced Sauvana. The model name is… more...
    Editor 482
  • CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition moves to Calgary in 2016
    Nov 17, 2015 Events

    CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition moves to…

    Canada’s leading wind-energy to spotlight the Western provinces Hannover/Ottawa. The most recent CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition, Canada’s biggest wind energy event, ran from 5–7 October 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Next year… more...
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  • The Puzey STX 200 / 250 Trail and 200 Motard
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Bikers warehouse unveil the new Puzey STX range

    A 200/250 trail options and Motard version, now available from R 21 990 The Puzey STX 200 & 250 Trail and Motard models are said to be the best all-round midrange motorcycles on the market today. Pegged as one of the most reliable engines, these… more...
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  • Ford First Automaker to Test Autonomous Vehicle at Mcity
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Ford First Automaker to Test Autonomous Vehicle…

    Mcity, University of Michigan's Simulated Urban Environment Ford is the first automaker to test an autonomous vehicle at Mcity, part of the University of Michigan, and the world's first full-scale simulated real-world urban environment designed to… more...
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  • Major Milestone for Isuzu Trucks
    Nov 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Major Milestone for Isuzu Trucks

    Employees celebrate 30 000th truck to roll off the linea MILESTONE: Isuzu Trucks South Africa (ITSA) this week celebrated a major milestone when the 30 000th Isuzu truck rolled off the production line at General Motors South Africa's (GMSA) Kempston… more...
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  • Are you really an advanced driver? Here’s how to become one.
    Nov 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Are you really an advanced driver? Here’s how to…

    You’ve passed your driver’s license… maybe you’ve even been driving South Africa’s highways and byways for years – so you think you’re a good driver, right? You may be right, but in the words of Billy Joel, you may be wrong. You may have a lot of… more...
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  • Africities Exhibition 2015
    Nov 15, 2015 Events

    Africities Exhibition 2015

    There are only a few days until the opening of Africities Exhibition 2015, that will be held from November 29th to December 2nd 2015 in Johannesburg, in partnership with City Of Johannesburg, South African Local Government Association (SALGA) and… more...
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  • The One MAN kann Team flanked by the Autohaus Executives and MAN SA staff
    Nov 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Namibia gets new MAN dealership

    With a history dating back to 1906, family-owned Namibian automotive company, Metje + Ziegler Group, officially opened a new MAN sales and servicing dealership in Windhoek on 20 October 2015, to meet growing demand in the region for both MAN and… more...
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  • Select PPE Sales Director, Dries van Tonder (left) accepts Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Southern African Personal Protective Equipment Visionary Innovation Leadership Award.
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Select PPE Wins Prestigious Visionary Innovation…

    Select PPE was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2015 Southern African Personal Protective Equipment Visionary Innovation Leadership Award at a prestigious ceremony that hosted 140 of Africa’s top innovative executives at Table Bay Hotel in Cape… more...
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  • ONE MAN kann rocks Cape Town
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    ONE MAN kann rocks Cape Town

    After six weeks on the road, crossing 11 border posts across nine southern African states, the ONE MAN kann Journey rolled into Cape Town to visit the MAN Truck & Bus dealership in Brackenfell. The crew, led by adventurer, Riaan Manser and… more...
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  • State-of-the-art MAN Service Centre opens in Kenya
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    State-of-the-art MAN Service Centre opens in Kenya

    The growing popularity of MAN and Volkswagen (VW) trucks and buses in East Africa has created a need for more vehicle servicing operations in the region and Nairobi can now boast a new state-of-the-art MAN and VW heavy commercial vehicle servicing… more...
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  • Fuel price is down – but how is the national price determined?
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Fuel price is down – but how is the national…

    South African motorists are breathing a sigh of relief after all grades of fuel dropped by between 9 c and 22 c per litre on 4 November. This is welcome news in the build-up to the festive season, but how long before the price rises again? Leading… more...
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  • 2015: The year Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa proved the impossible is possible with its comprehensive product and service offerings
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    2015: The year Daimler Trucks & Buses South…

    2015: The year Daimler Trucks & Buses South Africa proved the impossible is possible with its comprehensive product and service offerings Daimler Trucks & Buses (DT&B) has the best people, the best vehicles and the best resources to achieve the… more...
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  • Fiat Professional Launches New Pick-up in Dubai
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Fiat Professional Launches New Pick-up in Dubai

    Midrand -FIAT Professional has unveiled the all-new FIAT Fullback pick-up truck at the 2015 Dubai International Motor Show. The new, medium-duty pick-up will join the award-winning FIAT Professional range in 2016 and will be available with a… more...
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  • Thymio Robot sees collaboration with UKZN, South Africa and NCCR, Switzerland
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Thymio Robot sees collaboration with UKZN, South…

    The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) together with the NCCR-Robotics center in Switzerland have jointly begun work on the Thymio Robot project in South Africa. This project also sees the involvement of learners from Eden College, Durban. The… more...
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  • Truck Sales Track Tough Economic Climate in South Africa
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Truck Sales Track Tough Economic Climate in South…

    The local truck industry has recorded its ninth consecutive month of decline during October, despite the market showing some signs of recovery over recent weeks. According to the latest combined results released by the National Association of… more...
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  • Fiat Professional 2016 And Beyond
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Fiat Professional 2016 And Beyond

    Midrand - Fiat Group Automobiles South Africa (Pty) Ltd, importer of Fiat Professional Light Commercial Vehicles is extending the brand reach locally during the course of 2016 and beyond through a concerted brand awareness and vehicle introduction… more...
    Editor 556
  • Swarm Intelligence: Continental Tests the Connected Vehicle
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Swarm Intelligence: Continental Tests the…

    Continental is testing the dynamic electronic horizon (eHorizon) on the roads for the first time with demo vehicles. The swarm principle: Connected vehicles provide the basis for detailed and highly up-to-date route information from the cloud.… more...
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  • Nairobi MAN dealership welcomes the ONE MAN kann team
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Nairobi MAN dealership welcomes the ONE MAN kann…

    Having made it's way northwards from Maputo, through Malawi and Tanzania to Nairobi, the ONE MAN kann Journey Euro 5 MAN TGX 26.540 delivered its crew safely to stalwart MAN dealership, CMC Truck & Bus, in the Kenyan capital on 2nd October 2015.… more...
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  • ONE MAN kann Journey sets precedent for future truck marketing
    Nov 11, 2015 Press Releases

    ONE MAN kann Journey sets precedent for future…

    Having travelled over 13 200 kilometres through nine African countries, with 11 border crossings in 53 days, the ONE MAN kann Journey culminated its odyssey at MAN Truck & Bus Centurion on Friday 30 October, effectively redefining the way new trucks… more...
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  • Barloworld Logistics aligns with global supply chain planning partner
    Nov 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Barloworld Logistics aligns with global supply…

    Barloworld Logistics, an international provider of smart supply chain solutions, announced it had formed a strategic relationship with LLamasoft, the global leader in supply chain design software solutions. In a deal aligned to both companies’… more...
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    Nov 09, 2015 Press Releases

    FAW Trucks - Recommended retail prices - Nov 2015

    HEAVY COMMERCIAL 8.140 FL 5 Ton C/Cab R249,000 8.140 FD 3.5 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl PTO R258,500 15.180 FL 8 Ton C/Cab R317,000 15.180 FD 6 m³ Tipper C/Cab incl PTO R317,000 15.180 FT T/Tractor C/Cab R317,000 16.240 FL 8 Ton C/Cab R449,000 16.240 FD 6… more...
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  • German machine tool industry performing valiantly
    Nov 03, 2015 Press Releases

    German machine tool industry performing valiantly

    Order bookings and turnover remain at a high level Frankfurt am Main, 2 November 2015. – In the third quarter of 2015, order bookings in the German machine tool industry fell by 1 per cent compared to the preceding year’s equivalent period. Domestic… more...
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  • Magelys crowned “International Coach of the Year 2016”
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Magelys crowned “International Coach of the Year…

    The International Bus & Coach of the Year Jury, made up of senior journalists from 22 of Europe’s leading bus and coach industry publications, has voted the Iveco Magelys “International Coach of the Year 2016” in front of five other contenders: the… more...
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  • CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2015 closing report
    Nov 02, 2015 Events

    CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2015…

    Experts discuss challenges and opportunities in Canada’s wind energy market Hannover/Toronto. The recently concluded CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition, which ran 5–7 October2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, featured 103… more...
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  • Ford Wins Two Rental Industry Awards from SAVRALA
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Ford Wins Two Rental Industry Awards from SAVRALA

    Inaugural 'Value Award' won by Ford South Africa in rental industry's top manufacturer's awards ceremony Ford's David Maeko crowned Best Account Executive 20th SAVRALA Manufacturer of the Year Awards PRETORIA, South Africa - 30 October 2015 - Ford… more...
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  • Geoff du Plessis moves on and leaves a sustainable legacy at MAN Truck & Bus locally and globally
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Geoff du Plessis moves on and leaves a…

    After more than 10 years with MAN, Geoff du Plessis, current Managing Director and Chairman of MAN Truck & Bus South Africa, is moving onto the next chapter in his life. Geoff will be leaving the organisation with effect from 31 December 2015. Geoff… more...
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  • Volvo Group SA launch new road safety initiative for children
    Nov 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Volvo Group SA launch new road safety initiative…

    Volvo Group Southern Africa has launched a new campaign to promote road safety in the region. The initiative, called Stop, Look, Wave is specifically aimed at helping children understand how to best behave around trucks, buses and cars, and to… more...
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  • Refining the public perception of the fuel industry
    Oct 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Refining the public perception of the fuel…

    The fuel price remains a contentious issue for the majority of South African individuals and businesses, whose finances are directly affected by cost fluctuations. By more clearly defining the intricacies of South Africa’s complicated fuel pricing… more...
    Editor 439
  • Introducing Motovantage: Value-added insurance has a new name
    Oct 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Introducing Motovantage: Value-added insurance…

    NewInvest, a FirstRand group company, and The Hollard Insurance Company are delighted to announce that regulatory approvals have been received for the formation of a new value-added products holding company. The new business will be branded… more...
    Editor 476
  • L - R: Carla Wenzel, Nico Fourie, Loshni Pillay, Stanley Netshituka and Petra Hoffmann: Sales and Marketing Director
    Oct 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Volkswagen announced as the 2015 Manufacturer of…

    Volkswagen wins Manufacturer of the Year award for the sixth consecutive year Audi receives Silver and Tutuka awards Volkswagen was announced by the South African Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (SAVRALA) as the Manufacturer of The Year for… more...
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  • Be part of the leading tyre industry event!
    Oct 30, 2015 Events

    Be part of the leading tyre industry event!

    The 6th edition of the Tyrexpo Africa 2016 is back! More than just a tyre exhibition, Tyrexpo Africa 2016 brings suppliers and solutions provider of tyres, automotive repair & maintenance, and tyre accessories, together on a 3-day single business… more...
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  • Predictive maintenance - reducing costs and increasing uptime in the transportation sector
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Predictive maintenance - reducing costs and…

    For organisations within the transportation sector, the use of intelligent predictive maintenance platforms – connected to a variety of structured and unstructured data sources – can unleash some powerful business advantages. Case studies show that… more...
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  • ITEMF Expo and Busworld International signed partnership
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    ITEMF Expo and Busworld International signed…

    October, 2015, Kortrijk (Belgium), ITEMF Expo and Busworld International signed a partnership agreement to cooperate for the organization of Busworld Russia trade show in Moscow. The first edition of Busworld Russia will take place on October 25-27,… more...
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  • Flying just got safer
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Flying just got safer

    Air travel may be statistically safer than other forms, but what about the transactions that surround it? According to Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) figures, over 9.5 million passengers bought tickets for domestic flights in 2014. In this… more...
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  • Successful brand presentation at Busworld Kortrijk Europe
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    Successful brand presentation at Busworld…

    Exhibition visitors experienced the complete range of the brand DT Spare Parts for buses From 16 to 21 October 2015, the brand DT Spare Parts presented the advantages of the comprehensive complete range of spare parts for buses at Busworld Kortrijk… more...
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  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports OneLogix Bulk United
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports OneLogix Bulk…

    Educating truck drivers about wellness and a healthy lifestyle Mercedes-Benz South Africa (MBSA) and its partner organisations place fleet owners and drivers at the forefront with their innovative Fleet Owner Workplace Programme In line with this… more...
    Editor 506
  • An entire supply chain on show at CeMAT 2016
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    An entire supply chain on show at CeMAT 2016

    Special “Innovative Logistics Solutions” display at CeMAT 2016 Hannover. Logistics professionals wanting to walk the length of an entire supply chain will be able to do precisely that at next year’s CeMAT trade fair in Hannover, Germany (31 May to 3… more...
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  • Long-haulage Daimler Trucks: integrated approach reduces CO2 emissions by up to 14%
    Oct 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Long-haulage Daimler Trucks: integrated approach…

    Comprehensively optimised truck reduces diesel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 14 percent Long Combination Vehicle also impressive, confirms its potential in the field test: CO2 emissions reduced by 17 percent Measurements and certification… more...
    Editor 472
  • Invitation to EMEA Off-highway Vehicle 2015
    Oct 29, 2015 Events

    Invitation to EMEA Off-highway Vehicle 2015

    On behalf of the organizing committee, I would like to invite you and your colleagues to participate EMEA Off-Highway Vehicle Summit 2015 which will be held on November 18th-19th 2015in Dubai, UAE. Beneficial Prices for Group Registration! 2… more...
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  • Fleet management service providers now in a single source
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Fleet management service providers now in a…

    Finding a specific fleet management service provider can be a difficult task because of the complexity of services required and the large volume of suppliers. Online searches for suppliers are often lengthy and one may not always find the right… more...
    Editor 452
  • Aided by FAW trucks, Mogul Medical Solutions provides ‘Tomorrow’s Healthcare Today’
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Aided by FAW trucks, Mogul Medical Solutions…

    Mogul Medical Solutions founded by Managing Director, Menelisi Moyo, is an inspiring enterprise and one of a kind in Africa. “Ours is an exciting, unique and innovative medical supplies service. ‘Why?’ you may ask. Because we’re the first, and… more...
    Editor 544
  • Tighter control of the transport industry is needed
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Tighter control of the transport industry is…

    Tighter control and regulation of the transport industry is needed to curb drink-driving accidents on South Africa’s roads Crosses from wood, markers from stone, some decorated with plastic flowers and others displaying photographs of the dead.… more...
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  • UKZN Solar Car ‘Hulamin’ placed 13th at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    UKZN Solar Car ‘Hulamin’ placed 13th at the…

    UKZN Solar Car, Hulamin, finished in 13th position at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia this weekend. The UKZN Solar Car team were among 42 world teams, 29 of which were racing in the ‘Challenger’ - 4 wheels (widely considered the… more...
    Editor 454
  • Recall of KTM offroad models
    Oct 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Recall of KTM offroad models

    KTM recalls EXC, SX and FREERIDE bikes of different model years in order to be checked at authorized KTM Dealers. During routine testing KTM discovered that deviations in the manufacturing process of the supplier of the aluminium fuel pump nut can… more...
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  • MAZ/IMM Conference half-day packages available
    Oct 26, 2015 Events

    MAZ/IMM Conference half-day packages available

    Multi-layered delegate packages for the first African marketing conference, to be held at the Indaba Hotel from 4 to 6 November, are a feature that is expected to attract delegates to hear some of the most inspiring minds in marketing. Drawcards… more...
    Editor 507
  • Toyota presents the young farmer and new harvest of the year award
    Oct 26, 2015 Press Releases

    Toyota presents the young farmer and new harvest…

    For years, Toyota South Africa Motors has sponsored two coveted awards in the Agriculture industry. The Agri SA Toyota Young Farmer of the Year and Toyota New Harvest of the Year awards were presented to the winners at a gala event held at in… more...
    Editor 454
  • COMTRANS'15 International Commercial Vehicle Exhibition
    Oct 23, 2015 Events

    COMTRANS'15 International Commercial Vehicle…

    dozens of new products from Russian and international car manufacturers COMTRANS’15, the international commercial vehicle exhibition, the leading event in 2015 for commercial transport, took place in Moscow from 8-12 September 2015. This year,… more...
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  • Cleaning up the trucking industry
    Oct 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Cleaning up the trucking industry

    20 October, 2015: In addition to being one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks and buses for heavy transport applications, Scania is also an environmentally-responsible corporate citizen, having recently invested in the Pandae… more...
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  • Invitation to attend practical diesel generator training
    Oct 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Invitation to attend practical diesel generator…

    Invitation to attend practical diesel generator operation and maintenance technical training AFRICA INNOVATION TRAINING SOLUTIONS The increasing demand of standby generator systems in South Africa caused by the lack of reliable utility power… more...
    Editor 475
  • UKZN Solar Car team ‘Hulamin’ to race in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia
    Oct 19, 2015 Press Releases

    UKZN Solar Car team ‘Hulamin’ to race in the…

    A group of Engineering students and lecturers from The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa are all set to take on the World’s best in the upcoming Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, taking place in Australia from 18 – 25… more...
    Editor 487
  • Ingersoll Rand client dedication reflected in commitment to Eskom’s Majuba Plant
    Oct 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand client dedication reflected in…

    In its largest contract to date in terms of the number of compressors supplied and serviced, and the years under service, Ingersoll Rand is playing a pivotal role in ensuring that Eskom’s Majuba plant in Mpumalanga has sufficient compressed air to… more...
    Editor 475
  • Let MasterDrive do the heavy lifting
    Oct 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Let MasterDrive do the heavy lifting

    While South Africa does not have statistics, data in the US say there are approximately 100 000 forklift accidents per year resulting in over 94 000 injuries. This does not only have serious and even tragic consequences for forklift operators but… more...
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  • Milestone 1 000 000th Actros from Worth plant presented to Imperial and headed to South Africa
    Oct 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Milestone 1 000 000th Actros from Wörth plant

    Presented to Imperial and headed to South Africa Actros synonymous with maximum economy, safety and comfort Imperial Logistics regarded as crucial business partner THE one millionth Mercedes-Benz Actros produced in Wörth, Germany, was delivered to… more...
    Editor 495
  • Leading South African companies call on public and private sector to plan for the long-term this Transport month
    Oct 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Plan for the long-term this Transport month

    Leading South African companies call on public and private sector to plan for the long-term this Transport month Industry experts provide insights into the importance of integrated transport networks JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: Road and rail… more...
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  • Mr Rob Davies, Minister of Trade and Industry with the Gauteng MEC for Transport, Mr Ismail Vadi, Mr Tim Abbott, Managing Director of BMW Group South Africa, Gauteng MEC for Economic Development, Mr Lebogang Maile and Mr Stefan Huelsenberg, Director of BMW Plant Rosslyn.
    Oct 13, 2015 Press Releases

    Minister of Trade and Industry congratulates BMW…

    Minister of Trade and Industry congratulated BMW employees J.D. Power 2015 Initial Quality Study As part of ongoing discussions with BMW South Africa about the next phase of investment at its Rosslyn Plant in Pretoria, Mr Rob Davies, Minister of… more...
    Editor 512
  • Re-assessing Waste Management and the Circular Economy
    Oct 13, 2015 Press Releases

    Re-assessing Waste Management and the Circular…

    12 October 2015 - Johannesburg, South Africa: Representatives from the world of business, politics, science and society have congregated in Kiel today to attend the annual Global Economic Symposium (GES). The overarching theme for this year is… more...
    Editor 541
  • 58 new MAN TGX volume transporters with full safety equipment for Ford in Cologne
    Oct 09, 2015 Press Releases

    58 new MAN TGX volume transporters for Ford in…

    58 new MAN TGX volume transporters with full safety equipment for Ford in Cologne Ultra tractor units provide 3 metre loading height in works transport End of August, Ford in Cologne put 58 new and leased volume semitrailer combinations with MAN TGX… more...
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  • Commencement of Training at MAN
    Oct 08, 2015 Press Releases

    Commencement of Training at MAN

    Over 600 young talents start their careers More than 600 youths from across 15 nations are beginning their vocational training within the MAN Group in September. Apart from the sites in Germany, Austria, and Turkey, new trainees from Poland will… more...
    Editor 556
  • DHL Express triumphs as Top Employer in Africa in 2015/2016
    Oct 08, 2015 Press Releases

    DHL Express triumphs as Top Employer in Africa in…

    Certified as Top Employer in 12 African markets; Named as Top Employer in Africa for the second consecutive year CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 8 October 2015/ -- DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com) was certified as a Top Employer in 12 African markets at… more...
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  • MAN supports refugee aid
    Oct 08, 2015 Press Releases

    MAN supports refugee aid

    Employees and MAN jointly support refugees in Germany The MAN Group is supporting several refugee aid projects. MAN and the Works Council are working hand in hand with various relief organizations in Germany - ranging from quick and practical… more...
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  • MAN and UR:BAN research partners conclude four-year project
    Oct 08, 2015 Press Releases

    MAN and UR:BAN research partners conclude…

    Basic research: Interaction between the driver and vehicle Green Wave Assistant: Looking ahead saves on fuel Cognitive Assistance: special panoramic view for urban bus On 7 October 2015, the UR:BAN research partners will be showing the results of a… more...
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  • MAN Awarded for Sustainability
    Oct 08, 2015 Press Releases

    MAN Awarded for Sustainability

    Significantly Improved Results and Again Listed in Dow Jones Sustainability World and Europe Indices MAN has again been included as one of the most sustainable companies in the world's leading sustainability ranking in 2015. In this year's Dow Jones… more...
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  • Dr Andrew Shaw: Transport & Logistics Leader for PwC South Africa
    Oct 08, 2015 Press Releases

    Global transport infrastructure investment…

    Transport infrastructure investment is projected to increase at an average annual rate of about 5% worldwide between 2014 and 2015, according to an analysis released by PwC Africa today. The analysis on transport infrastructure spending to 2025, for… more...
    Editor 457
  • Imperial Road Safety, the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, and KFM Breakfast bring Car Seats for Kids campaign to Cape Town!
    Oct 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Car Seats for Kids campaign in Cape Town

    Imperial Road Safety, the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works, and KFM Breakfast bring Car Seats for Kids campaign to Cape Town! Car Seats for Kids campaign embarks on collection and redistribution drive in Cape Town. Monday, 05… more...
    Editor 605
  • Top 10 tips to help your vehicle insurance costs tumble
    Oct 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Top 10 tips to help your vehicle insurance costs…

    Insuring your vehicle is no doubt a grudge purchase – but it’s an essential line item in your monthly budget. Insuring your vehicle will make sure that you’re covered in the event of an accident – even if the other party isn’t. What’s more, your… more...
    Editor 452
  • Signature: WIN INDIA World of Industry INDIA, Integrated Industry - Get new technology first 09-11 December 2015, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
    Oct 05, 2015 Events

    Home from Hannover: WIN INDIA continues push to…

    “Integrated Industry” as India’s model for smart manufacturing Hannover/New Delhi. India made a big splash as Partner Country at HANNOVER MESSE 2015: more than 400 Indian companies propelled “Make in India” into the spotlight at the world’s leading… more...
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  • SAP in the spotlight at CeMAT
    Oct 02, 2015 Events

    SAP in the spotlight at CeMAT

    SAP highlights its work in networked logistics Hannover. Together with six other partners, SAP, the leading name in business software, will be making its debut as a participating exhibitor at CeMAT 2016, which opens its gates to the public from 31… more...
    Editor 509
  • Maxifren sold to Aftermarket Solutions (formerly MIDAS GROUP)
    Oct 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Maxifren sold to Aftermarket Solutions (formerly…

    Johannesburg, 1st October 2015 – Maxifren, the wholesale distributor of heavy-duty brake and clutch products to the independent automotive aftermarket, has been sold to Aftermarket Solutions (AS), a subsidiary of Imperial Holdings Group. The… more...
    Editor 507
  • Hennie Heymans, Managing Director for DHL Express SSA
    Oct 02, 2015 Press Releases

    DHL Express to facilitate growth of SMEs in Sub…

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 30 September 2015/ -- DHL Express (http://www.dpdhl.com), the world’s leading express logistics provider, will launch its Growing Beyond Borders entrepreneurial training program in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) in the coming… more...
    Editor 513
  • Satisfied exhibitors at CeMAT RUSSIA
    Oct 02, 2015 Events

    Satisfied exhibitors at CeMAT RUSSIA

    Hannover/Moscow. The four-day run of CeMAT RUSSIA 2015 ended on Friday, 25 September, in Moscow. Exhibitors expressed satisfaction with the trade fair despite the tense economic situation. “At the moment, CeMAT RUSSIA is for us the most interesting… more...
    Editor 513
  • L-R - IJ Greeff, GM of Hino East Rand, Ernie Trautmann, the Vice President of Hino SA, Frans Cloete, the Divisional CE - Commercial Vehicles at Unitrans Motors, and Sampie Swanepoel, the CEO of THT
    Oct 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Hino vice president delivers new truck personally

    Ernie Trautmann, the Vice President of Hino SA, who recently obtained his Code 14 truck driving licence, personally delivered a 6x4 Hino 700-Series 2848, the latest addition to the fleet of Transvaal Heavy Transport (THT), to the company's head… more...
    Editor 459
  • MiX Telematics provides critical fleet management technology to Intercape
    Sep 29, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics provides critical fleet management…

    29 September 2015, Johannesburg – Intercape, South Africa’s largest intercity bus service, has invested in a MiX Telematics fleet management solution to improve operational efficiency and enhance positive driver behaviour. MiX Telematics will… more...
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  • Nissan single cab pickups the best bet when it comes to total cost of ownership
    Sep 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Nissan single cab pickups the best bet when it…

    Already most frugal, now confirmed as most affordable to maintain & repair. Rosslyn, South Africa, 28 SEPTEMBER 2015 - Nissan is keeping the wheels of industry turning with the most cost effective single cab pickups on the market. According to the… more...
    Editor 503
  • Medo offers the best of both worlds at international trade bootcamp
    Sep 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Medo offers the best of both worlds at…

    Apply now for a potential game changer for your small business MEDO (Meta Enterprise Development Organisation (Pty) Ltd) - an independent company that assists larger organisations in obtaining their BBBEE goals and smaller businesses in realising… more...
    Editor 540
  • DHL Express appoints new Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa
    Sep 29, 2015 Press Releases

    DHL Express appoints new Managing Director for…

    Hennie Heymans, currently Managing Director of DHL Express South Africa, has been appointed as Managing Director of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 28 September 2015/ -- Hennie Heymans, currently Managing Director of… more...
    Editor 539
  • Mozambique gets its first MAN dealership
    Sep 28, 2015 Press Releases

    Mozambique gets its first MAN dealership

    Entrepreneur, engineer, aviator and owner of MAN’s Swaziland dealership, Ernest Da Cruz, has expanded MAN Truck & Bus’ Sub-Equatorial Africa dealer footprint by building a state-of-the-art sales and service dealership in Matola, just outside the… more...
    Editor 484
  • Supermarket Fridges Become More Energy Efficient Thanks to Formula One Aerodynamics
    Sep 28, 2015 Press Releases

    Supermarket Fridges Become More Energy Efficient…

    Williams Advanced Engineering, the division of Williams that commercialises Formula One derived technology and knowhow, has collaborated with UK start-up Aerofoil Energy to develop a new aerodynamic device that can significantly reduce the energy… more...
    Editor 463
  • Biometrics, NFC, Mobile: what is the future of rail ticketing?
    Sep 28, 2015 Press Releases

    Biometrics, NFC, Mobile: what is the future of…

    What is the future of rail ticketing and how can we improve fare collection and ticketing technology to meet the needs of today’s travellers? These are the big issues that CEOs, Commercial Directors, Heads of Ticketing and other rail leaders are… more...
    Editor 470
  • Driving down fuel costs
    Sep 28, 2015 Press Releases

    Driving down fuel costs

    Fuel remains the highest operating cost for fleet operators, contributing as much as 48% of total fleet costs. As such it has become imperative to implement measures to effectively drive down fuel costs. “Fleet operators have no control over the… more...
    Editor 439
  • Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports Aspen Logistics in the quest for employee wellness
    Sep 22, 2015 Press Releases

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa supports Aspen…

    Truck driver health and safety takes centre stage, as MBSA expands the formula for success of its own employee wellness programme to the transport sector Fleet Owner Workplace Programme highlights importance of sustainability Preferred specialist… more...
    Editor 534
  • GESAT appoints new CEO, Zeenith Ebrahim
    Sep 22, 2015 Press Releases

    GESAT appoints new CEO, Zeenith Ebrahim

    Ebrahim has been with GE for seven years and was most recently the sub Saharan Africa Regional Sales leader at GE Transportation One of Ebrahim’s key responsibilities is to oversee the implementation of GE’s localisation strategy Ebrahim will… more...
    Editor 682
  • Rudi Kuchta
    Sep 22, 2015 Events

    MAN at Busworld 2015

    MAN will be represented with its comprehensive bus expertise at this year's "Busworld 2015" trade fair, taking place from 16 to 21 October 2015 in Kortrijk, Belgium. Whether it is a luxury coach with a bistro upgrade or an application-optimised city… more...
    Editor 717
  • New Volvo Trucks & Renault Trucks dealership in Bloemfontein officially opened
    Sep 21, 2015 Press Releases

    New Volvo Trucks & Renault Trucks dealership in…

    Volvo Group Southern Africa has officially opened the company’s new flagship dealership for Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks in Bloemfontein. Christian Coolsaet, Managing Director of Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks South Africa said that the new… more...
    Editor 600
  • Dangerous Goods seminar sets tone for Transport Month
    Sep 21, 2015 Events

    Dangerous Goods seminar sets tone for Transport…

    With October set aside as Transport month, the upcoming Responsible Care® Transportation of Dangerous Goods seminar, organised by the Chemical & Allied Industries’ Association (CAIA), is timely. CAIA encourages its members, allied industries,… more...
    Editor 529
  • Toyota SA named industry leaders at the VIENNA ENERGY FORUM
    Sep 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Toyota SA named industry leaders at the VIENNA…

    Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has consistently demonstrated the benefits of an energy management system and this is evident in the recognition received, both locally and internationally. This time, in the form of an award by the United Nations… more...
    Editor 573
  • Engineering students develop future technology
    Sep 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Engineering students develop future technology

    Engineering students at the University of Witwatersrand (WITS) are aiming to revolutionise the food and beverage industry by developing new concepts and innovative designs as part of their participation in the 2015 PneuDrive Challenge, sponsored by… more...
    Editor 832
  • Drive belts for trucks and buses
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Drive belts for trucks and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
    Editor 579
  • Liqui Moly launches it new international show stand the BAUMA CONEXPO
    Sep 15, 2015 Events

    Liqui Moly launches it new international show…

    This is the first appearance for Liqui Moly at the Bauma Conexpo, which they have entered into and immediately wanted to make a huge impact with their new international designed show stand “As this is our first appearance at The Bauma Conexpo we… more...
    Editor 691
  • Jean-Jacques Wiroth, managing director of Goodyear South Africa
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    @GoodyearSA to invest ZAR670 million to increase…

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa - 15th September 2015: Goodyear South Africa today announced it will invest ZAR670 million to increase production of high-value-added (HVA) consumer tyres at its Uitenhage manufacturing plant to drive profitable growth… more...
    Editor 680
  • DHL delivers rugby to Africa
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    DHL delivers rugby to Africa @DHLRugby

    Epic 11 month journey through 45 countries concludes A team of seven who embarked on an epic journey from Cape Town through Africa to London in October 2014 as part of DHL’s Africa as One campaign (http://www.AfricaAsOne.com), have finally arrived… more...
    Editor 639
  • Murray Price
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Fleet technology assisting in driving down…

    "Delivering value through integration" A well-maintained and managed fleet is safer and more efficient and will reduce costs for the fleet owner. Combined with today’s sophisticated vehicle tracking & Integrated Fleet Management Systems, keeping… more...
    Editor 804
  • The new Yellow plant Tracking Device designed for the mining and construction industries by GPS Tracking Solutions.
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    GPS Launches Yellow Plant tracking device…

    GPS Tracking Solutions, a company in the Eqstra Holdings Group, has introduced a new tracking device specifically designed for yellow plant in the mining and construction industries. The unit tracks operational hours on the equipment which allows… more...
    Editor 726
  • Versatility made to order in the new Mercedes-Benz Vito
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Versatility made to order in the new…

    Low on costs and high on payload Poised to be benchmark in the mid-size van segment. Offering tangible external strengths, maximum benefit and low costs, the new Mercedes-Benz Vito is a versatile and real professional among mid-size vans with a… more...
    Editor 634
  • Gizelle Mario (left) –Depot Manager in Pretoria East receiving the Investing in People award, standing next to her is REDISA Director, Charlie Kirk
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    Fighting the odds against waste @wasteintoworth

    Empowering women to get involved in trade and industry is essential to build stronger economies, achieve internationally agreed goals for development and sustainability and improve the quality of life for women, men, families and communities. “Women… more...
    Editor 590
  • Greg Perry
    Sep 15, 2015 Press Releases

    @SEWEURODRIVE_SA appoints new General Manager…

    Following three years in his position as Engineering Manager, SEW-EURODRIVE has promoted Greg Perry to General Manager Operations, effective from 1 September 2015. Perry, who has a B.Sc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Natal… more...
    Editor 569
  • MiX Telematics Partners with Iridium to Offer Fleet Customers Reliable and True Global Coverage
    Sep 14, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics Partners with Iridium to Offer…

    Partnership extends M2M satellite solutions globally MiX Telematics (NYSE: MIXT, JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today announced its global partnership with Iridium Communications Inc.(NASDAQ:… more...
    Editor 648
  • A different type of grid is needed to solve SA’s energy challenge
    Sep 14, 2015 Press Releases

    A different type of grid is needed to solve SA’s…

    South Africa would get a much better return on its energy investments if it planned a smarter and more flexible electricity grid, Institute for Security Studies (ISS) researcher Steve Hedden said on Tuesday. A better grid would also boost the… more...
    Editor 508
  • Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants sign a Global Partnership Agreement
    Sep 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants sign a Global…

    Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants, signed an after-market partnership agreement to supply high performance Total branded lubricants, across the Tata Motors sales & service points in the International Markets. Total Lubrifiants with its global… more...
    Editor 752
  • VW MOVE UP 1.0 added to the Budget fleet
    Sep 11, 2015 Press Releases

    VW MOVE UP 1.0 added to the @Budget fleet

    Budget southern Africa is pleased to announce the addition of the VW Move Up a 3 door, 4 seater vehicle to the Budget Rent a Car, Group A category, a group that includes small and entry level vehicles. The VW Move Up is powered by one-litre… more...
    Editor 626
  • –  The brand new TGX Euro 5 makes its debut with an African welcome
    Sep 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Taking long-haul trucking to the next level

    MAN’s new Euro 5 flagship makes its African debut Having notched up a string of fuel efficiency benchmarks since its release in Europe in 2008, the Euro 5 MAN TGX 26.540 6x4 BLS (XLX) EfficientLine truck-tractor now makes its official debut in… more...
    Editor 763
  • New Serco building in Durban complete
    Sep 10, 2015 Press Releases

    New Serco building in Durban complete

    Truck and trailer body building company Serco’s new factory building in Phoenix Industrial Park, Durban, is complete, adding an extra 6000m2 of undercover space to the existing premises. All that is left now is the green light from the eThekwini… more...
    Editor 683
  • Calvyn Hamman (right), the Senior vice President – Sales and Marketing , at Toyota SA Motors, hands over a commemorative fruit bowl to Troy Roper, the Dealer Principal of Hino Mobeni, on the occasion of the opening of the enlarged and renovated Hino truck dealership in Durban.
    Sep 10, 2015 Press Releases

    Much-expanded premises for Hino Mobeni

    Hino Mobeni, in KwaZulu-Natal, one of six exclusive Hino truck dealerships in the McCarthy Group, now has much larger premises following the removal of the McCarthy Toyota dealership from this site on the very busy South Coast Road to a new location… more...
    Editor 628
  • Engen Refinery celebrates International Literacy Day with mobile library donation
    Sep 10, 2015 Press Releases

    Engen Refinery celebrates International Literacy…

    Engen Refinery opened up a world of imagination and knowledge for scores of local learners with a donation of eight (8) mobile libraries to Durban East Primary School. “As we celebrate International Literacy Day on Tuesday, 8 September, we are… more...
    Editor 663
  • Paul Gentile, founder and owner of CNCzone LLC. Dr. Wilfried Schäfer, Managing Director CNC-Arena GmbH
    Sep 09, 2015 Press Releases

    IndustryArena takes over CNCzone

    CNCzone takeover to create largest international online platform for production technology Düsseldorf, New York, 08 September 2015. - Production tasks are growing in complexity and the requirements ever higher for all personnel in the production… more...
    Editor 625
  • Hino launches 'we pay for your C.O.F. test' incentive
    Sep 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Hino launches 'we pay for your C.O.F. test'…

    Hino South Africa has launched a campaign to attract extra servicing customers to its countrywide dealer network while also making a positive contribution to road safety through encouraging any repairs required for a Hino to pass the annual… more...
    Editor 635
  • UD's Extra Mile Challenge
    Sep 08, 2015 Press Releases

    UD Trucks crowns top fleet driver

    UD Trucks Southern Africa crowned the brand’s top fleet driver at its inaugural Extra Mile Challenge event. Team Afgri’s driver James Mavuso and co-driver Hennie Schutte beat 15 other crews to be named the most efficient and productive team after a… more...
    Editor 546
  • Department of Energy, South Africa, confirms #Keynote at #Argus Africa Storage and Logistics 2015 Conference
    Sep 04, 2015 Events

    Department of Energy, South Africa, confirms…

    The 2015 conference will offer a pan-African platform for professionals from the liquids bulk supply chain The conference will address the hurdles presented by infrastructure gaps and how investment and development can assist the flow of petroleum… more...
    Editor 791
  • Liqui Moly demonstrates how to simplify vehicle and machine maintenance at the BAUMA CONEXPO
    Sep 04, 2015 Events

    Liqui Moly demonstrates how to simplify vehicle…

    And to avoid problems and extending maintenance intervals And adding value through preventive maintenance Minimizing downtime and breakdowns: that's the goal the German motor oil and additive specialist LIQUI MOLY has set for itself. At the BAUMA… more...
    Editor 862
  • Avis takes the lead at the Business Traveller Africa Awards
    Sep 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Avis takes the lead at the Business Traveller…

    For the 4th consecutive year, Avis is pleased to add another prestigious award to its collection by taking home the best car rental company category at the annual Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards held at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton,… more...
    Editor 727
  • SYMBIO FCELL SELECTS CERAMIC MAXPHASE FOR NEW AUTOMOTIVE FUEL CELL
    Sep 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Symbio FCell selects ceramic Maxphase for new…

    French company Symbio FCell manufactures fuel cell powertrains and range extenders for cars and commercial vehicles. The producer has chosen the Ceramic MaxPhase™ coating from Impact Coatings for its new fuel cell stack. The new fuel cell is… more...
    Editor 557
  • Charles Brewer, Managing Director for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Capitalize on today’s changing workforce to drive…

    As with many other industries, the logistics industry has traditionally been male-dominated, but this has been changing over time The workforce landscape has evolved quite significantly over the last few decades, with women in leadership and… more...
    Editor 610
  • SAAFF Congress 2015 - 5.... 2....1
    Sep 01, 2015 Events

    SAAFF Congress 2015 - 5.... 2....1

    Be inspired, motivated, informed and well prepared, as our vital industry explores the many new frontiers that lie ahead. more...
    Editor 641
  • Honda Marine Knysna August Newsletter
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Honda Marine Knysna August Newsletter

    It was quite an adventure getting everything up to the Johannesburg Boat Show, but well worth the effort based on the fantastic reception our advanced-design in-house built Elf 1350 and Countess 170 Centre Console received. The visitors really… more...
    Editor 607
  • Nissan Navara to boost commercial farming in Gauteng
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Nissan Navara to boost commercial farming in…

    The Rust de Winter reserve will soon see Nissan Navara pickups criss-crossing its rivers, mountains and back roads following a partnership between Nissan and agricultural organisation, Agri Guateng, to support subsistence farmers in the area. Nissan… more...
    Editor 778
  • CeMAT ASIA puts spotlight on automation trend
    Sep 01, 2015 Events

    CeMAT ASIA puts spotlight on automation trend

    China remains an attractive market for the intralogistics industry Shanghai/Hannover. CeMAT ASIA opens on 27 October. It is Asia’s biggest and most important intralogistics trade show and has been staged annually at the SNIEC exhibition center in… more...
    Editor 788
  • Local brands resonate strongly with the South African consumer
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Local brands resonate strongly with the South…

    South African consumers have a particular affinity to local brands and tend to use either local brands or brands which they feel are their own. The Ask Afrika Icon Brands™ survey identifies brands that are used across the South Africa demographic… more...
    Editor 709
  • Continental supports “Toyota Safety Sense” with Multi Function Camera and Lidar
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Continental supports Toyota Safety Sense with…

    Worldwide first introduction of the integrated sensor module to supply Toyota’s integrated safety system “Toyota Safety Sense C” The new Multi Function Camera with Lidar (MFL) sensor module integrates a camera and an infrared Lidar into a single… more...
    Editor 691
  • Matrix provides flexible location sharing via app – tracking industry first!
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Matrix provides flexible location sharing via app…

    Life takes you places, Matrix brings you home! 27th August 2015 - Shortly after the release of the previous app update, Matrix has taken the Matrix Internet Tracking App one step further – becoming the first tracking company to integrate flexible… more...
    Editor 718
  • Fuel Efficient Driving Now Vital Industry Issue
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Fuel Efficient Driving Now Vital Industry Issue

    Driver education essential to improving fuel consumption New independent research funded by Shell has found that fleet managers in South Africa believe greater adoption of fuel efficient driving behaviour holds the key to reducing the industry’s… more...
    Editor 594
  • Frank Appel, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Post DHL Group
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    DHL invests about 47 Million Euro in Sub-Saharan…

    Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group visited Africa and emphasized overall importance of emerging markets for the Group Frank Appel, Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Post DHL Group (http://www.dpdhl.com), visited South Africa and Nigeria… more...
    Editor 874
  • Engen cements brand leadership with record 5th straight Sunday Times Top Brands award
    Sep 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Engen cements brand leadership with record 5th…

    Engen’s top spot as South Africa’s most loved petrol station network has been reaffirmed, as the company bagged a record fifth successive Sunday Times Top Brands award. Engen first won the award outright in 2011, after rising to joint first place in… more...
    Editor 533
  • Into The Future With Ninebot One
    Aug 28, 2015 Press Releases

    Into The Future With Ninebot One

    Just when you thought it couldn't get cooler than free line skates, stowboards and T-boards Imperial Green Mobility has glided into the next generation with the introduction of Ninebot ONE. Acuriously cool walking and running 'robot' that's as… more...
    Editor 757
  • Engen Refinery successfully completes planned maintenance outage
    Aug 26, 2015 Press Releases

    Engen Refinery successfully completes planned…

    The Fuels section of the 120 000 barrels-per-day Engen Refinery is up and running, following the completion of a 30–day maintenance outage at an estimated cost of over R150 million. The planned outage forms part of the facility’s annual scheduled… more...
    Editor 644
  • Signing of Promise Charter between Air Products and Mercedes-Benz Trucks
    Aug 26, 2015 Press Releases

    Signing of Promise Charter between Air Products…

    Air Products and Mercedes-Benz Trucks set the pace in their respective fields In the year of its 46th anniversary, Air Products South Africa has signed a Promise Charter with Mercedes-Benz Trucks, paving the way for a long-term, mutually beneficial… more...
    Editor 741
  • PR HYT 3988
    Aug 25, 2015 Press Releases

    Bosch Rexroth introduces variable pump for…

    In introducing an axial piston variable pump for hydraulic systems in the new size 18, Bosch Rexroth has narrowed the price gap to identically-sized gear pumps. Manufacturers of mobile equipment in the agricultural and construction sectors can now… more...
    Editor 576
  • A first-of-its-kind motor range that complies with all IEC standards
    Aug 25, 2015 Press Releases

    A first-of-its-kind motor range that complies…

    Electric motors worldwide are estimated to consume up to 40 percent of global electricity supply. With increasingly-stringent environmental legislation and unreliable energy supply, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has established… more...
    Editor 756
  • Cayenne launches BYOSD
    Aug 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Cayenne launches BYOSD

    (Build your own SEA DOO) another industry first from the group Cayenne World was recently appointed as the BRP flagship dealer in Gauteng and has been quick to release their industry first specials such as their 3 year service plan and 4 year… more...
    Editor 848
  • Continental partners Global NCAP 'Stop the Crash' campaign
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Continental partners Global NCAP 'Stop the Crash'…

    Chassis & Safety and Tire Divisions join campaign to improve road safety through standard fitment of state-of-the-art safety technologies especially in subcompact cars Global NCAP is the London, UK-based international umbrella body of the nine NCAP… more...
    Editor 733
  •  MiX Telematics provides Heartbeat Centre for Community Development with much needed transport
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics provides Heartbeat Youth Centre

    Extending a helping hand to a worthy organisation for Community Development with much needed transport 19th August 2015 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, recently presented Heartbeat Centre… more...
    Editor 772
  • New Foundry Generation Forum continues to boost skills and competitiveness of foundry industry
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Skills and competitiveness boost for foundry…

    New Foundry Generation Forum continues to boost skills and competitiveness of foundry industry Workshops highlight improved productivity, efficiency A group of 15 managers in the foundry industry last month reported significant productivity… more...
    Editor 704
  • Engen leads in customer security and convenience with cashless payments solutions
    Aug 19, 2015 Press Releases

    Engen leads in customer security and convenience

    Offering cashless payments solutions Once again Engen, South Africa`s number 1 petrol brand, has put the customer first with a range of fast and secure cashless forecourt payment options that brings convenience to motorists and protects their… more...
    Editor 746
  • Arnt-Gøran Hartvig and Marius Bornstein at the zero-emission Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell with which they travelled a record-breaking 2 383 km in 24 hours.
    Aug 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell travels record-breaking 2…

    Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell drives for 24 hours with zero emissions Non-stop driving on public roads in everyday conditions Averages almost 100 km/h - another record for Hyundai Motor's pioneering car Two hydrogen pioneers have taken real-world… more...
    Editor 787
  • #Tendeka strengthens executive team
    Aug 16, 2015 Press Releases

    #Tendeka strengthens executive team

    Tendeka, the provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Scott Watters as chief operating officer and Annabel Green as chief technology officer. Scott… more...
    Editor 722
  • Ingersoll Rand variable speed rotary screw compressor
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Ingersoll Rand variable speed rotary screw…

    order to installation in seven weeks Gauteng-based Dintsu Engineering Technologies (DET), one of Ingersoll Rand’s distributors, supplied, installed and commissioned a 160 kW Oil Free Variable Speed Ingersoll Rand Nirvana Rotary Screw Compressor four… more...
    Editor 645
  • Sanjoy Gupta
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Sanjoy Gupta takes over the helm at #Mahindra…

    Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, one of India's leading business houses, has confirmed the appointment of Sanjoy Gupta as the new Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra South Africa. Gupta's appointment comes in the wake of the earlier announcement that… more...
    Editor 755
  • Exciting motorcycle line up for the Cayenne Italian Festival
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Exciting motorcycle line up for the Cayenne…

    It was announced today, that the Cayenne Group would be showcasing some very special motorcycles at their Italian Festival and airfreighting in some stunning ‘one of a kind’ machines which have never been seen in South Africa before. “Not only will… more...
    Editor 3561
  • Cummins Fleetguard technical sales manager Gerald Annandale & Environmentally-friendly Fleetguard ES Compleat OAT coolant
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    New OAT coolant improves #performance and…

    New internationally-recognised engine coolant technology that has been proven to extend service intervals, while reducing environmental impact, was officially launched in the African market in April 2015 by Cummins Filtration. The… more...
    Editor 718
  • #Cayenne’s Italian festival
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    #Cayenne’s Italian festival

    WELL OVER 30 NEW UNIQUE MOTORCYCLES ON SHOW THAT HAVE NEVER BEEN SEEN IN SOUTH AFRICA BEFORE “The Italian Festival is certainly not just for all the Italian motorcycle brands and their enthusiasts. We have a host of all the Japanese motorcycles on… more...
    Editor 1889
  • Dig up a mine of information at Electra Mining Botswana
    Aug 14, 2015 Events

    Dig up a mine of information at…

    The Countdown has begun! Just days until the doors open for Electra Mining Botswana. Showcasing the latest and greatest of the mining, industrial and power generation industries, this is the place to be from 1-3 September. See the hottest new… more...
    Editor 766
  • Absa Vehicle Finance moves to combat fleet card fraud
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Absa Vehicle Finance moves to combat fleet card…

    Absa Vehicle Asset Finance Fleet Card recently launched two new two new measures to limit fleet card fraud in South Africa which saw another dramatic increase in 2014 according to the latest figures from the South African Banking Risk information… more...
    Editor 925
  • Lexus #Hoverboard Elevated to New Heights
    Aug 14, 2015 Press Releases

    #Lexus #Hoverboard Elevated to New Heights

    Lexus has completed a full and final reveal of its innovative hoverboard following a successful testing phase in Cubelles, Barcelona, Spain. The hoverboard, which was first unveiled in June via a teaser film, has been 18 months in development… more...
    Editor 709
  • #LEGO Technic Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245 tipper
    Aug 11, 2015 Press Releases

    LEGO Technic Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245 tipper

    A truck for the young and young at heart Elegant Cooperation between Mercedes-Benz and LEGO gives rise to model of the Arocs 3245 tipper Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3245 tipper is one of the most complex models in the LEGO Technic range Authenticity and… more...
    Editor 957
  • FUSO Trucks Southern Africa makes a real difference
    Aug 11, 2015 Press Releases

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa makes a real…

    FUSO Trucks Southern Africa makes a real difference in the lives of South Africa's disadvantaged FUSO Canter LIFT used as Shoprite mobile soup kitchen Versatile vehicle to be deployed at disaster zones PRETORIA - During July's Mandela Month FUSO… more...
    Editor 717
  • NEW BETA 250/300 RR 2T LAUNCHED AT THE CAYENNE ITALIAN FESTIVAL
    Aug 06, 2015 Press Releases

    NEW BETA 250/300 RR 2T LAUNCHED AT THE CAYENNE…

    The Beta RR Enduro project continues to grow and improve boosted by successes on the racetracks and by the great commitment of the technical and R&D departments in Rignano. The RR Enduro 2015 models are lighter and more agile, and their great power… more...
    Editor 670
  • HEAVY COMMERCIALS ONLY BRIGHT SPOT IN TRUCK INDUSTRY’S  JULY PERFORMANCE
    Aug 05, 2015 Press Releases

    #Heavy_commercials only bright spot in #truck…

    The growth in the Heavy Commercial Vehicle segment was the only bright spot in the performance of the South African truck market during July. Sales in this segment has grown 4.4% so far this year to 3 045 units, with UD Trucks once again claiming… more...
    Editor 697
  • Husqvarna MY16 Motocross
    Aug 05, 2015 Press Releases

    Husqvarna MY16 Motocross

    Husqvarna Introduce New Era Motocross Models The new Husqvarna 2016 motocross line-up represents a revolutionary step forward. Beginning a new era, every detail of this new from the ground up motocross range has been specifically designed to improve… more...
    Editor 664
  • Marine Innovation to shine at the Johannesburg Boat Show
    Aug 04, 2015 Events

    Marine Innovation to shine at the Johannesburg…

    Innovation takes centre stage at the 2015 Johannesburg Boat Show. The latest boats and marine engine technology will be on display from 14 - 16 August at the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec. Waterworld have confirmed their debut line-up for the… more...
    Editor 718
  • New Standard Warranty scheme for Iveco Product Range “Born in South Africa”
    Aug 03, 2015 Press Releases

    New Standard Warranty scheme for Iveco Product…

    After demonstrating its confidence in South Africa by setting up an assembly plant at Rosslyn near Pretoria, global truck maker Iveco is backing its locally-produced products with an industry-leading Standard Warranty scheme. The new enhanced… more...
    Editor 813
  • MiX Telematics announces sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions
    Aug 03, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics announces sponsorship of the…

    Johannesburg; Today, Matrix, a brand of MiX Telematics - a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions - announced its commitment to a one year sponsorship of the bizhub Highveld Lions. MiX Telematics joins the team as an… more...
    Editor 822
  • Ups accelerates progress toward sustainability goals
    Jul 31, 2015 Press Releases

    Ups accelerates progress toward sustainability…

    Nearly Tripled South – UPS (NYSE: UPS) today released its 13th annual Sustainability Report, highlighting its growing investment in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles and commitment to log 20 million hours of volunteer time by the end… more...
    Editor 621
  • Intrepid Holgate Land Rover team off on their toughest challenge yet
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Intrepid Holgate Land Rover team off on their…

    Pretoria, 30 July 2015 - Kingsley Holgate, Africa’s supreme Land Rover adventurer and philanthropist, will begin his next world-first geographic and humanitarian expedition into some of the most dangerous and unexplored regions of Africa – all in… more...
    Editor 863
  • Bobcat SA buys a fleet of Foton Tunland pick-ups
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Bobcat SA buys a fleet of Foton Tunland pick-ups

    Bobcat Equipment SA recently took delivery of a fleet of 10 Foton Tunland Off-Road pick-ups to be used by its service teams located in Alrode, Rustenburg and Witbank. These are the first Foton vehicles to be purchased by Bobcat SA that is part of… more...
    Editor 745
  • MiX Telematics partners with Umsizi Fleet Management Solutions in the Eastern Cape
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics partners with Umsizi Fleet…

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa – 30th July 2015 – MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has partnered with Umsizi Fleet Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd, a 100% black owned fleet management company, as… more...
    Editor 949
  • Altech Alcom Radio launches multi-functional Motorola demo and training facility
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Altech Alcom Radio launches multi-functional…

    As part of its quest to be the leading authorised distributor of Motorola products, Altech Alcom Radio has launched a state-of-the-art training and demonstration facility at its headquarters in Woodmead, Johannesburg. The demonstration room is the… more...
    Editor 548
  • Hyundai Santa Cruz named 2015 Concept Truck of the Year
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Hyundai Santa Cruz named 2015 Concept Truck of…

    It kicked off 2015 with a buzz-generating surprise debut at the North American International Auto Show in January, and now the popular Hyundai Santa Cruz has earned the title Concept Truck of the Year at the 14th North American Concept Vehicle of… more...
    Editor 802
  • Resolve capacity to deliver high-tech cold storage warehouse
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Resolve Capacity to deliver high-tech cold…

    A R160 million contract to design and project manage the development of a state of the art, 25 500m2 cold storage warehouse in Linbro Park, Johannesburg, has been awarded to Resolve Capacity by Imperial. Resolve Capacity director Arno Haigh reveals… more...
    Editor 704
  • Rockwell Automation demonstrates oil and gas expertise at Offshore Europe 2015
    Jul 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Rockwell Automation demonstrates oil and gas…

    Rockwell Automation will be demonstrating its extensive control, safety and process automation expertise in the oil and gas industry at Offshore Europe 2015 with a clear message to exhibition visitors: You can get more from your assets, reduce… more...
    Editor 578
  • HINO ADDS FIVE MORE DERIVATIVES TO POPULAR MCV RANGE
    Jul 29, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO ADDS FIVE MORE DERIVATIVES TO POPULAR MCV…

    Hino SA has added five more derivatives to its already comprehensive range of 300-Series medium commercial vehicles as a response to customer requirements. The range has now grown from 8 to 13 variants, providing an extremely comprehensive product… more...
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  • HINO AIMING TO BE TOP TRUCK BRAND IN SA BY 2020
    Jul 29, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO AIMING TO BE TOP TRUCK BRAND IN SA BY 2020

    Hino has embarked on an ambitious strategy to become the No. 1 truck brand in South Africa by 2020. The bold plan was spelled out at a recent media briefing and new model launch at the Gerotek test track, west of Pretoria, by Ernie Trautmann, the… more...
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  • Jul 28, 2015 Press Releases

    IAA 2015: From R&D on to the Road – Continental…

    3D cinema: Experience automated driving and the dialog between human and vehicle "Summer of innovations": new features for increased safety, environmental protection, and convenience Continental forum with numerous events on opportunities for future… more...
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  • Isuzu Trucks’ numbers rise amidst wobbly market through June 2015
    Jul 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Isuzu Trucks’ numbers rise amidst wobbly market…

    The Year to Date (YTD) Isuzu Trucks volume has increased by 20% in the same period for 2014, while the truck market has declined by 5%. Isuzu Trucks’ full-year share in 2014 was 12.9%, and this has increased to 13.3%, with April/May figures… more...
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  • Improvements for unique Tata Super Ace cab-over pick-up
    Jul 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Improvements for unique Tata Super Ace cab-over…

    The compact Tata Super Ace one ton cab-over pick-up, which was launched in South Africa in 2012, has undergone a host of improvements and updates with the introduction of the latest EX2 model. This is now a unique model in the local light commercial… more...
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  • Isuzu Truck South Africa acquires 100% stake in Kanu and ACT
    Jul 23, 2015 Press Releases

    Isuzu Truck South Africa acquires 100% stake in…

    Isuzu Truck South Africa today announced the acquisition of Port Elizabeth based KANU Commercial Body Construction (PTY) Ltd and Automotive Chassis Technologies (PTY) Ltd (ACT) in a 100% buyout of each entity, effective from August 2015. This… more...
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  • Garmin Launches High-Definition Dash Cam
    Jul 22, 2015 Press Releases

    Garmin Launches High-Definition Dash Cam

    With Automatic Incident Detection Garmin Southern Africa expands its Automotive range of products by announcing the Garmin Dash Cam Series, your eye witness that never blinks! Dash Cam is a high-definition camera that mounts to any vehicles’… more...
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  • RECALL OF KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R MY14
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Recall of KTM 1290 Super Duke R MY14

    KTM recalls 1290 SUPER DUKE R models of model year 2014 in order to have the fuel tank checked and sealed at authorized KTM dealers. During routine testing of the fuel system, KTM discovered deviations in the manufacturing process of the supplier… more...
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  • Symbolic hand-over of the keys for the new research building: from left to right Bernd Junker (architect of the new research building), Dr. Harald Lauke (President Advanced Materials & Systems Research) and Klaus Dick (Senior Plant Manager of the new research building).
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    BASF inaugurates new research building in…

    Investment of around €50 million strengthens Ludwigshafen as a research site Around 11,000 square meter building for approximately 200 employees Innovative materials of BASF used in the construction process BASF today inaugurated a new research… more...
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  • Olivia and Paul Muthoosamy in their new workshop at Advanced Commercial Truck Repairs.   The company has increased turnover from R30 000 to R800 000 per month under Eqstra Fleet Management’s enterprise development programme.
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Huge growth achieved from enterprise development

    Two businesses in the vehicle servicing arena, one in Langlaagte and one in Soweto, have been successfully transformed under Eqstra Fleet Management’s enterprise development plan which is aimed at exploring opportunities to integrate PDI’S… more...
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  •   BMW Group, worldwide first hydrogen station with two types of refuelling technology, f.l.: Dr. Andreas Opfermann (The Linde Group), Guillaume Larroque (TOTAL), Matthias Klietz (BMW Group), Dr. Veit Steinle (Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur).
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    First hydrogen station with two types of…

    Latest move by the BMW Group and TOTAL will take forward the development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Munich. It is now possible to drive by fuel cell-powered car all the way from southern Germany to Lake Garda in Italy. The opening of the… more...
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  • Truck ban will further hinder business growth
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Truck ban will further hinder business growth

    Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry shed light The Department of Transport’s proposal to ban trucks exceeding 9 tonnes from public roads during peak hours has elicited a strong reaction from business. Such a change will also incur costs… more...
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  • Riaan Olivier, Head of South African Business for Stanley Black & Decker
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Stanley Black & Decker appoint a new Head of…

    Riaan Olivier has been appointed as the Head of South African Business for Stanley Black & Decker (SBD). The company has recently expanded its corporate presence in South Africa significantly. Stanley Black & Decker products are represented through… more...
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  • AVIS BUDGET GIVES BACK THIS MANDELA DAY
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    AVIS BUDGET GIVES BACK THIS MANDELA DAY

    In celebration of International Mandela Day on the 18th of July and in spirit of Madiba’s vision to change the lives of the less fortunate, Avis Budget southern Africa have committed to various initiatives for 67 minutes on Friday 17 July.… more...
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  • Adding our own sparkle to the magic of Madiba
    Jul 21, 2015 Press Releases

    Adding our own sparkle to the magic of Madiba

    Nelson Mandela’s legacy is the reason we celebrate Mandela Day – an event that receives global attention. At Imperial Logistics we share in the joy of this day, the 18th of July, along with our clients and partners and indeed, with every other South… more...
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  • UKZN Solar Car team Unveil ‘Hulamin’
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    UKZN Solar Car team Unveil ‘Hulamin’

    to race among the best in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) School of Engineering held an Unveiling and Launch of its new and improved Solar Car, Hulamin at the Howard College Campus in… more...
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  • When necessary, the technicians arrive as soon as possible on site thus avoiding longer downtimes.
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Quick delivery of spare parts

    Inter Cars SA, based in Warsaw, Poland, has commissioned the BEUMER Group to equip its new distribution center with conveying and sorting equipment, including a warehouse control system. BEUMER will serve as a systems integrator for the project.… more...
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  • Electronic fan clutches for trucks and buses
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Electronic fan clutches for trucks and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all requires spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
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  • African growth, FAW makes bold plans
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    African growth, FAW makes bold plans

    Earlier this year FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (Pty) Ltd. launched its Africa growth strategy with the lowest-cost-per-ton truck on the SA market when it introduced its FAW 8.140 FL range. Their new range sits in the medium segment by a mere weight… more...
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  • Imperial addresses skills shortage
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Imperial addresses skills shortage

    With more opportunities for graduates and local government partnership Logistics and supply chain leader Imperial Logistics has added impetus to its drive to address South Africa’s skills deficit and youth unemployment by extending the reach of its… more...
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  • Rhys Evans, Director of ALCO-Safe
    Jul 16, 2015 Press Releases

    Fast and accurate alcohol and drug testing…

    Health and safety are a growing concern for many businesses, especially those operating in high-risk industries such as construction, manufacturing and transportation. Ensuring compliance with the Operational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) requires… more...
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  • Benefits of booking Point 2 Point for your next adventure
    Jul 14, 2015 Press Releases

    Benefits of booking Point 2 Point for your next…

    As the days are shorter and nights are colder, it needn’t only be a time for hibernating indoors. Embrace your inner explorer, see the best places of your city and with Avis Point 2 Point it has never been this easy. With its efficient and easy… more...
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  • South African innovation brings effortless, efficiency to slogging
    Jul 14, 2015 Press Releases

    South African innovation brings effortless,…

    A South African business has invented tools to reduce inefficiencies in loosening and tightening nuts and bolts, whilst increasing safety and productivity. Slogging International is a newly formed enterprise established by the Coetzee family known… more...
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  • Iveco: 40 years of excellence, 150 years of experience
    Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    Iveco: 40 years of excellence, 150 years of…

    The brand is celebrating its 40th anniversary – a success story that tells of great international acclaims and vehicles that have come to symbolise commercial transport around the world. The website www.iveco40.comoffers people the chance to… more...
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  • Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    DACHSER South Africa’s tailormade approach to…

    Logistics companies could be seen as the key service-providers within the retail and manufacturing supply chains across the world. As consumer demand increases, innovative products and services are being rapidly developed, and must be just as… more...
    Editor 571
  • RS Components extends 3D modelling portfolio with award-winning SCANIFY® handheld scanner from Fuel3D
    Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    RS Components extends 3D modelling portfolio with…

    Affordable high-resolution, 3D scanning, in colour, for 3D printing, education and hobbyist applications Johannesburg, South Africa - RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers,has… more...
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  • TomTom Telematics passes landmark milestone of 500,000 subscribed vehicles
    Jul 13, 2015 Press Releases

    TomTom Telematics passes landmark milestone of…

    TomTom Telematics has become the first fleet management solution (FMS) provider in Europe to break through the 500,000 milestone for subscribed vehicles serving more than 36,000 customers across the globe. “At a time of widespread consolidation in… more...
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  • :   Stephan Mueller (left), CFO, Siemens and Murray Price, managing director, Eqstra Fleet Management, conclude the agreement awarding Eqstra Fleet Management the Siemens fleet management contract.
    Jul 10, 2015 Press Releases

    Eqstra Fleet Management wins Siemens contract

    Eqstra Fleet Management has been awarded a fleet management contract from Siemens, effective 01 July 2015. Siemens currently runs a fleet of 150 vehicles. The contract was signed on 25 June 2015 by Stephan Mueller, CFO of Siemens, and Murray Price,… more...
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